In honor of Women’s History Month,

purchase your copy of Women’s Words from Havens Store

and learn about life in Colonial America

from ladies who helped shape history!


The Dering Letters:

Women’s Words 1734-1838


Compiled, transcribed & annotated by Patricia & Edward Shillingburg


The Dering letter collection contains 762 letters.

Of that number, 214 letters were written by women, an astonishing amount for the time period.

This book contains the thoughts and experiences of women in Colonial America.


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Please call 631-749-0025 ext. 5 to make an appointment.


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PO BOX 847
Shelter Island, NY 11964

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