Edwin B. Bronner is a member of the History Department at Temple University.
2. Ibid., p. 197. The law stated in part: "whosoever shall introduce into this Province, or frequent such rude & riotous sports & practices, as prizes, stage plays, masques, revells, bull-baitings, cock-fightings, with such like, being convicted thereof, shall be Reputed and fined as Breakers of the peace and suffer at Least ten days Imprisonment at hard Labour in the house of correction, or forfeit twenty shillings ... if any person be convicted of playing at cards, dice, lotteries, or such like enticing, vain & evil sports and games, such person shall for every such offence pay five shillings or suffer five days Imprisonment in the House of Correction at Hard Labour."
10. See the following: Mary Sumner Benson, Women in Eighteenth Century America (New York, 1935); Alice Clark, Working Life of Women in the Seventeenth Century (New York, 1920); Elisabeth A. Dexter, Colonial Women of Affairs (Boston, 1924); Eugene A. Hecker, A Short History of Women's Rights (New York, 1914); John Langdon-Davies, A Short History of Women (New York, 1927).