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New England Women and Their Families in the 18th and 19th Centuries: Personal Papers, Letters, and Diaries offers researchers a rich assortment of primary sources on everyday life in 18th- and 19th-century New England. These family papers reveal the relationships and experiences of mothers and fathers, wives and husbands, sisters and brothers, students and teachers, friends and lovers. With this collection, researchers can explore the private side of the economic, political, and intellectual energies that made New England such an influential region. Series B: Selections from the Newport Historical Society: Part 1: Robinson and Williams Family Collections The Robinson Papers and the Williams Collection document Quaker families and women in Rhode Island from the late 18th century through the early 20th century.

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