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TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 2)The good vvomens cryes against the excise of all their commodities. Shewing, as the businesse now stands, they are in no case able to bear such heavy pressures, and insupportable burthens, occasioned by the iuncto's new impost on their wares, whereby they are like to fall into great want of trading, and putting off their commodities at the prizes formerly, to the utter undoing of their deare husbands and families for ever. Therefore having a fellow-feeling of one anothers lamentable and languishing cases, (notwithstanding any act to the contrary) have put forwards themselves to seeke redresse of their aggrievances, and inabilities of their over-burthened husbands insufficiencies, and unsatisfying performances in their severall occupations; have convened together in a feminine convention in Doe-little-lane, and tendred their aggrievances and complaints to the consideration of the Common-wealth; desiring speedy redresse therein. / Written by Mary Stiff, Chair-woman, in vineger verse.Date of publication:
1650Author(s):Description:Mary Stiff is a pseudonym. In verse set as prose. Annotation on Thomason copy: "Jan. 4 1649"; the 50 in the imprint has been crossed out. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.This item contains 4 files (78.07 KB).Publicly Available