[Sca-cooks] Falling into the fire (was Re: Childsafing)

Sandra Kisner sjk3 at cornell.edu
Mon Aug 18 09:48:40 PDT 2008

>I had wondered about that too ... I was reading "Plain & Fancy," which is 
>about American women's needlework in the 17th and 18th centuries, and it 
>referred a lot to the 18th century Philadelphia Quaker diarist Elizabeth 
>Drinker, who noted the death of a toddler who fell into the fire and died 
>of burns (this was in the chapter about sewing for the home and for families).

Who is the author of this?  All I can find under that title is several 
books about a musical comedy by that name, and a catalog of an art 
exhibition at the Hirschl Gallery.


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