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Betsey Williams, 1796
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000003
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S. R., 1798
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000004
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Rebeckah Bullfinch, 1798
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000005
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Unknown, pine tree band, n.d.
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000011
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Unknown, two verses, n.d.
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000024
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Lydia Bond, 1794
Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000026
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Polly Fuller, 1790
Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000027
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Unknown, reclining shepherdess, n.d.
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000028
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Judith Paul, 1791
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000029
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Amey Randall, 1793
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000034
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Katherine Holden, 1733
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000046
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Betsey Chase, c. 1789
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000054
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Sarah Brown, 1799
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000061
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Mary Balch, 1773
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000065
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Sarah Rogers, 1746
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000067
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Mary Balch, 1794
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000068
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Patty Davis, 1793
Warren, Bristol County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000069
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Elizabeth Rhodes, n.d.
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000072
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Elizabeth Rhodes, n.d.
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000073
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Jane Whitman, 1756
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000075
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Mary Freeborn, 1743
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000078
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Elizabeth Allen, 1793
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000084
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Unknown, unfinished pocketbook, n.d.
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000086
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Eliza Aborn, 1794
Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000090
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Unknown, unfinished alphabet, n.d.
Unknown
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000095
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Rhoda Williams, 1799
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Historical Society
SA000106
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Lydia Hollingsworth, 1759
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
DAR Museum
SA000111
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Phebe Hughes, 1796
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
DAR Museum
SA000112
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Lydia Walter, 1775
Possibly Pennslyvania
DAR Museum
SA000136
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Sarah Diamond, 1770
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
DAR Museum
SA000138
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Elizabeth Lee, 1744
probably Virginia
DAR Museum
SA000139
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Martha Gray, 1779
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
DAR Museum
SA000140
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Ann West, 1787
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
DAR Museum
SA000143
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Betsy Shed, 1793
Probably Massachusetts
DAR Museum
SA000168
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Esther Sargent, 1765
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
DAR Museum
SA000172
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Nancy Tucker, 1791
possibly Massachusetts
DAR Museum
SA000173
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Lydia Brown, 1793
Worcester County, Massachusetts
DAR Museum
SA000193
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Hester Vanderburgh, 1789
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York
DAR Museum
SA000197
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Ann Cox, 1774
Unknown
DAR Museum
SA000201
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Mary Adams, 1772
Unknown
DAR Museum
SA000204
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Jane Warwick, n.d.
Unknown
DAR Museum
SA000206
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Unknown, Isaac & Rebekah, n.d.
possibly Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000211
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Betsy Putnam, n.d.
Essex County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000212
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Mary Jennison, c. 1773
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000213
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Sarah Holsworth, 1799
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000214
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Sarah Derby, n.d.
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000217
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Elizabeth Elmendorph, 1766
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York
Winterthur Museum
SA000218
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Sarah Keen, 1762
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000219
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Ann Flower, 1763
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000220
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Anne King, 1769
Unknown
Winterthur Museum
SA000221
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Elizabeth Taylor, 1785 (2)
Chester County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000224
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Susan Smith, 1794
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Winterthur Museum
SA000225
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Frances Paschal, 1788
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000227
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Mary Geyer, 1796
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000229
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Sarah Warren, 1748
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000233
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Priscilla Allen, 1746
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000234
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Abigail Purintun, 1788
Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000235
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Sarah Wistar, 1752 (1)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000236
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Sarah Wayne, 1787
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000238
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Rachel Thaxter, 1796
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000239
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Christian Williams, 1751
probably Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000242
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Mary King, 1754
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000243
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Jane Simons, 1737
Possibly Oyster Bay, Long Island, Nassau County, New York
Winterthur Museum
SA000250
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Elizabeth Rush, 1734
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000251
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Frances Canby, 1786
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Winterthur Museum
SA000257
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Anna Green, 1741
Piscatugua, New Hampshire
Winterthur Museum
SA000265
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Ruthey Putnam, 1778
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000266
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Mehitable Payson, n.d.
possibly Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000268
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Mary Cooper, 1789
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000270
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Hannah Cooper, 1791
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000271
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Hephzebah Baker, 1737
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Winterthur Museum
SA000272
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Margaret Rourke, c. 1754
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000273
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Elizebeth Tunnicliff, 1791
New York
Winterthur Museum
SA000275
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Martha Taylor, 1798
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000279
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Martha Taylor, 1797
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000280
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Elizabeth Taylor, c. 1798
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000281
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Lydia Fitch, 1793
Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut
Winterthur Museum
SA000283
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Hannah McIntier, 1790
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
Winterthur Museum
SA000288
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Tamar Bryant, 1793
Probably Delaware
Winterthur Museum
SA000291
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Elizabeth Lloyd, c. 1752
Maryland or Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000296
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Sarah Talley, 1798
New Castle County, Delaware
Winterthur Museum
SA000298
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Mary Hiester, 1795
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000305
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Mary Fitz Randolph, 1726
New Jersey
Winterthur Museum
SA000306
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Sarah Knowles, 1736
Pennsylvania
Winterthur Museum
SA000308
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Elizabeth Ashburnham, n.d.
Pennsylvania or Delaware
Winterthur Museum
SA000309