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Letters from Edinburgh; written in the years 1774 and 1775: containing some observations on the diversions, customs, manners, and laws, of the Scotch nation, during a six months residence in Edinburgh by Edward Topham
The Port folio by Joseph Dennie
Mr. William Shakespeare : his comedies, histories, and tragedies set out by himself in quarto, or by the players his fellows in folio, and now faithfully republish'ed from those editions in ten volumes octavo : with an introduction : whereunto will be added, in some other volumes, notes, critical and explanatory, and a body of various readings entire by William Shakespeare
The boarding school; or, Lessons of a preceptress to her pupils: consisting of information, instruction, and advice, calculated to improve the manners, and form the character of young ladies. : To which is added, a collection of letters, written by the pupils, to their instructor, their friends, and each other by Hannah Webster Foster
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the original tongues, and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches
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About meLady Jean Skipwith (1748-1826), prominent Virginia book collector. She was born Jane Miller; her father Hugh Miller was a Scottish tobacco merchant who lived in Virginia from 1746 to 1760, and her mother Jane was a member of the well-known Bolling family.
About my libraryJean Skipwith's library is one of the very few known southern women's libraries from the colonial period, and is certainly the largest collection assembled by a Virginia woman.
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