Brides from Bridewell: Female Felons Sent to Colonal America
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Cloth in mylar protected dust jacket. 139 pp, with appendices and notes. A study of a hitherto hidden (or unknown) aspect of the peopling of Colonial America, stressing the prison venting of females for forced transportation from England and France in that period. It sets forth the harsh, often inhuman, personal conditions then prevailing in those lands, and the fact that these thousands of feminine felons constituted one of the primary marital elements in the mothering of early America. A clean, tight copy in a "price-clipped" dj. Bookseller Inventory # 000717
Title: Brides from Bridewell: Female Felons Sent to...
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont
Publication Date: 1962
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
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