John Wood Sweet, The Sewing Girl’s Tale

Renowned historian John Sweet offers a riveting Revolutionary Era drama of the first published rape trial in American history and its long, shattering aftermath, revealing how much has changed over two centuries—and how much has not. “In 1793, in New York City, in a 15-hour rape trial followed by 15 minutes of jury deliberations, six … Continue reading John Wood Sweet, The Sewing Girl’s Tale