Definition of Harriet wilson
1. Noun. Author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870).
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1. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1898)
"It then set out the libel, which purported to be a dialogue between Stockdale and harriet wilson. The tendency of it was undoubtedly to hold up to ridicule ..."
2. Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati: Formed by the Officers of the by John Schuyler (1886)
"... who married harriet wilson. JOSEPH FOOT Lieutenant ist Massachusetts Regiment. Appointed an Ensign in the 12th Massachusetts Regiment—Colonel Ebenezer ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1826)
"Although the "Memoirs of harriet wilson," had been described in harsh terms, he ventured to say that it was one of the most important works, ..."
4. The Maxims, Experiences, and Observations of Agogos by Charles William Day (1844)
"It will be a curious speculation, which time alone can unravel, to ascertain whether harriet wilson and Lady Blessington are to be put forth as the ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1864)
"It then set out the libel, which purported to be a dialogue between Stockdale and harriet wilson. The tendency of it was undoubtedly to bold up to ridicule ..."
6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1826)
"Although the “Memoirs of harriet wilson,” had been described in harsh terms, he ventured to say that it was one of the most important works, ..."
7. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1864)
"To iny two children, Elisha Collins and harriet wilson, I give and bequeath one third of my personal estate, each. I do hereby constitute and appoint Orvin ..."
8. Lineage Book by Daughters of the American Revolution (1903)
"Miss WINIFRED harriet wilson. 1^229 Born in Ohio. Descendant of Capt. Archibald Wilson, of Virginia. Daughter of Charles B. Wilson and ..."