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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08132 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript letter Date: circa 1750-1820 Pagination: 2 p. ; 19 x 15.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes about a village and states that "their awkward attempts to appear what they are not, and never can be is amusing enough. For instance what do you think of Old Squire Gleason enacting the Beau and not only this but apearing [sic] the gallant gay Lothario and winning hearts and cruelly leaving them to break-"


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistorySexualityMorality and EthicsHumor and Satire

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