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Browsing Archive: April, 2018

2018 update

Posted by Suze Appleton on Thursday, April 5, 2018,
Wow! How quickly time goes. For the last year at least I've had my nose stuck in 18th century newspapers, reading tiny, densely packed print. Even enlarged  on a screen it was difficult to read. I've been researching the background of Manchester events in the 17760s and 1770s for my novel of Elizabeth Raffald's life, An Unknown Woman. The newspaper of the period, The Manchester Mercury, carries all the minutiae of the time; what the population was interested in, the countries we had disputes ...
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