The years of ‘storm and stress’

This is how Priscilla describes the years 1802 to 1810 when financial and family troubles overwhelmed her. Bankruptcy loomed and there were multiple law suits between the family members that became estranged as a result. The family of son Edward and his wife continued to grow with much detriment to the health of Susannah. Priscilla’s second son Daniel made an unfortunate marriage to a woman who swindled him and left him with large debts and threatened his legal career. Amongst it all Priscilla held the family together and continued to write.

Published in: on January 16, 2010 at 11:11 pm  Leave a Comment  

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