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Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1762 - 1827

Helen Maria Williams (17 June 1759/62 – 15 December 1827) was a British novelist, poet, and translator of French-language works. A religious dissenter, she was a supporter of abolitionism and of the ideals of the French Revolution; she was imprisoned in Paris during the Reign of Terror, but nonetheless spent much of the rest of her life in France.

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Helen Maria Williams letters

Mss 818674.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 818674.1
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