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Women in Colonial New Jersey

Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women
Women's Project of New Jersey. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996.
Rachel Lovell Wells, pp. 38-39.
Esther Edwards Burr, pp. 12-13.
Hannah Ogden Caldwell, pp. 13-14.
Jemima Condict Harrison, pp. 23-24
"Settlers and Founders"
(Home and Hearth, Quaker Women, Home Front and Battle Front, Voting in New Jersey)
pp. 9-24, In New Jersey Women: A History of Their Status, Roles, and Images
Carmela Ascolese Karnoutsos. New Jersey History Series
Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
Excerpts from the Journal of Esther Edwards Burr (1754-57), pp. 39-4
Deed of Land Purchased by Blandina Kiersted Bayard from Hackensack Indians, 1700
"An Invitation Ode to a Young Lady in New York From Her Friend in the Country"
Annis Boudinot Stockton, New Brunswick, 1753
Runaway Wives, 1760.
Internet Sites
New Jersey History Partnership Project
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