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Murray, Elizabeth, 1726-1785


The Elizabeth Murray Project

Elizabeth Murray was born in Scotland in 1726 and moved, by herself, to Boston at the age of 22. In Boston, Murray became a successful shop owner, helped other women who wished to start businesses, and lived a remarkably independent life for an eighteenth century colonial woman. The Elizabeth Murray Project is a resource site for K-12 and college educators that features archival material and...