Coventry 1841-

Steadily but painfully, Mary Ann and her father grew apart in their lives and ambitions. Mary Ann's loss of faith in the church caused Robert real anxiety.

When he died, Mary Ann needed success as well as learning so that she could pay her own way in life. In turn, success required real faith in herself, as few good jobs were open even to the brightest of women...

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letter

Click on Mary Ann's letter to her friend Mary Sibree to find out how she felt when her father died.

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