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Written by KatherineA
(3/18/2003 8:24 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, The Royal Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth, penned by StewartMcI
I was just wondering, even if JA did take a "tour" of the docks, where would this tour have actually gone, and would JA have had access to places generally thought unfit for a lady of her class to be present?
I also always thought Portsmouth to be a very prosperous sort of place, precisely because of the naval docks, in the 18th century, and in the early 19th century there was the development of Portsea.
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