Create your own newspaper article for a 1787 newspaper.
The letters women wrote in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are very much like mini-newspapers. In any one letter, births, deaths, and marriages are announced and stories are told about the comings and goings of community and family members.
Try writing your own article by filling in the title and text boxes on the form below. Next, read one or more of the letters and write a newspaper article based on what you have read.
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