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The sewing girl's tale : a story of crime and consequences in Revolutionary America

text The sewing girl's tale : a story of crime and consequences in Revolutionary America

Summary
Summer, 1793. A crime was committed in the back room of a New York brothel-- the kind of crime that even victims usually kept secret. Instead, seventeen-year-old seamstress Lanah Sawyer charged a gentleman with rape. Her accusation sparked a raw ... Read more
Contents

Prologue -- Rescue -- Mother Carey -- Daylight -- The rake -- The pilot -- Gatekeepers -- The Prosecutrix -- Closing arguments -- Outrage -- Seduction -- Recovery -- Epilogue.

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Description
365 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Henry Holt and Company 2022

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