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Captains of Charity
The Writing and Wages of Postrevolutionary Atlantic Benevolence
Mary Kathleen Eyring

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• “To be the medium of her charity”: Narratives of Vicarious Charity from Philadelphia’s Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
• Atlantic Publishing and Pathos: Literary Support for the Education of Maritime Laborers at America’s First Schools for the Deaf
• The Economics of Evangelizing: Missionary Labor in
A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince
• The Profits of Maritime Benevolence: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Work of the Charitable Woman Writer
• Conclusion: Charitable Currents
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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