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Portsmouth Women: Madams & Matriarchs Who Shaped New Hampshire's Port City

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In the history of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, countless women rose above a rigid society to make their marks on the seaport city. In the eighteenth century, Allice Shannon Hight became a successful tavern keeper, outliving two husbands and providing for ten children. Others flourished in more scandalous ventures, like Alta Roberts, otherwise known as the Black Mystery of Po ...more
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Published May 21st 2013 by History Press (SC)
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