Fanny Wright

Wright, Frances.
Views of Society and Manners in America in a Series of Letters from That Country to a Friend in England, During the Years 1818, 1819, and 1820.
New York: Printed for E. Bliss and E. White, 1821.

Frances, or Fanny Wright (1795-1852), was born in Scotland. She came to the United States in 1818, and in 1821 published Views of Society, which discussed topics like women, the slave trade, Indians, the press, and politics. The work was immediately successful, though some criticized its liberal positions.

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