The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/D'Arusmont, Madame Frances

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The Encyclopedia Americana
D'Arusmont, Madame Frances
Edition of 1920. See also Frances Wright on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

D'ARUSMONT, dä-rüs-môṅ, Madame Frances (maiden name Fanny Wright), American philanthropist and author: b. Dundee, Scotland, 6 Sept. 1795; d. Cincinnati, Ohio. She married M. d'Arusmont in 1838, but the marriage was not a congenial one and her later years were spent in the United States. She lectured extensively on social, religious and political questions. Among her works are ‘Views on Society and Manners in America’; ‘Altorf,’ a tragedy (1819); ‘Lectures on Free Inquiry’ (1836).