Sunday, March 18, 2012

Mrs. Coles

“Died, in 1782, at Poplar, Mrs. Coles, who, during the last war, served on board several men of war as a sailor. After her discharge, upon a small fortune devolving to her, she resumed the female character, and was, from that time, considered as a very polite and elegant woman." (Dodsley, 1782)

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