Contents ã Acknowledgments A Note on the Texts A Note on the Spelling of Chapone Facsimile title-page Introduction The Hardships of the English Laws in Relation to Wives. With an Explanation of the Original Curse of Subjection passed upon the Woman. In an Humble Address to the Legislature. Appendix One: Responses from the Weekly Miscellany (1736, 1737) Appendix Two: Excerpts from The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights (1632), Baron and Feme: A Treatise of the Common Law. Concerning Husbands and Wives (1700), and The Treatise of Feme Coverts; or, The Lady's Law (1732) Appendix Three: Excerpts from the Sarah Chapone-Samuel Richardson correspondence Appendix Four: Remarks on Mrs. Muilman's Letter to the Right Honourable The Earl of Chesterfield (1750) [by Sarah Chapone] Bibliography
Susan Paterson Glover is Associate Professor of English at Laurentian University, Canada.