Poetry and prose [manuscript] / selected by Mary Jane Wynkoop at Miss Gorham's School, Elizabeth Town, February 28th 1824.

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This carefully lettered and illustrated collection of poetry, prose and puzzles provides a glimpse into the education of a 14-year old girl, when formal schooling for middle class American females was first emerging. Help us transcribe it to better understand young women’s education in 1820’s America.

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