[Read] ➫ Remarkable Women of Hartford Author Cynthia Wolfe Boynton – Justinfoline.us

Remarkable Women of Hartford Connecticut S Capital Has Served As Home To Some Of The Most Influential Women In The State S History, But Few Know The Stories Of Their Lives And Accomplishments Nineteenth Century Abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe S Novel Uncle Tom S Cabin Became A Catalyst For The Civil War Ella Grasso Was The First Woman Elected Governor In The United States Hannah Bunce Watson, Publisher Of The Hartford Courant, Never Skipped A Single Edition During The Revolutionary War Through These And Many Inspiring Profiles, Author And Journalist Cynthia Wolfe Boynton Chronicles The Struggles And Triumphs Of Some Of Hartford S Most Remarkable Women.

[Read] ➫ Remarkable Women of Hartford  Author Cynthia Wolfe Boynton – Justinfoline.us
  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • Remarkable Women of Hartford
  • Cynthia Wolfe Boynton
  • 05 December 2017
  • 9781626193208

    15 thoughts on “[Read] ➫ Remarkable Women of Hartford Author Cynthia Wolfe Boynton – Justinfoline.us


  1. says:

    Excellent Connecticut women who lives connected with each other, as well as the story of the Hartford Courant newspaper 1 Hannah Bunce and Watson Hudson Revolutionary Newspaper Publishers, 1749 1807 FYI The daily newspaper, The Hartford Courant, is still publishing as well as being the the country s oldest newspaper in continuous publication It began as a weekly paper in 1764 by a printer named Thomas Green Green helped to keep The Courant afloat at first by selling clothing, stationery, hardware and spices out of a store in front of the newspaper s office He sold the newspaper to his assistant, Ebenezer Watson, who ran the business successfully until he died of smallpox in 1777 Then Watson s widow, Hannah, took over the paper and became one of the first women publishers in America During the Revolutionary War, The Courant had the largest circulation of any newspaper in the colonies and was an influential backer of the rebel cause The Courant s existence was considered so important to the war effort that when its paper mill was burned down probably by Tories the Co...


  2. says:

    This book provides a fascinating look behind some of the women who shaped Hartford and whose names are familiar to me from being a life long resident of the area It was interesting to me to hear about their lives, often from the perspective of children or grandchildren an...

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