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Zenger, John P. (1697-1746) New-York weekly journal. [Vol. 933, no. 80 (May 19, 1735)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07336 Author/Creator: Zenger, John P. (1697-1746) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspapers Date: 19 May 1735 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Argues for the education of "women of quality." States several reasons why education should be more available to women: a woman's domestic lifestyle is better suited learning than a man's lifestyle and women's natural gift of speech can be put to better use in education than in bitter gossip. Also includes a section on foreign affairs with news from Warsaw, the Hague, and London. Section on local New York news and entries and departures from the New York Customs House. An advertisement section includes an announcement for the sale of a young woman slave by the name of Mary Kippin.

People: Zenger, John Peter, 1697-1746.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Education Reform, Women's History, Education, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Maritime, Commerce, Slavery, Slave Sale

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