Martha Wadsworth Brewster

Martha Wadsworth Brewster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Martha Wadsworth Brewster (April 1, 1710 - c.1757) was a notable 18th-century American poet and writer. She is one of only four colonial women who published volumes of their verse before the American Revolution and was the first American-born woman to publish under her own name. She was born on April 1, 1710 in Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, a daughter of Joseph Wadsworth, Jr. and the granddaughter of Joseph Wadsworth, Sr. and Abigail Waite. Her mother was Lydia Brown, whose parents were Captain John Brown of Swansea, Massachusetts, and Anna Mason, the daughter of John Mason who went to New England in 1632 and was a Deputy Governor of Connecticut, and the principal founder of Norwich, Connecticut and his wife Anne Peck, the daughter of the Rev. Robert Peck.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922811
  • 9786134922814