The original 1751 edition of The Life of Harriot Stuart consists of two volumes, with no chapters and extremely long paragraphs. This version, for ease of loading and reading on the web, divides each volume into ten chapters.

In addition, punctuation and spelling have been standardized -- and in some cases modernized -- with the exception of verse. Any comments on the text can be made to

Click on the icon at the left to begin the story. In this volume the heroine introduces herself and sets sail for New York. It is on this voyage that Harriot meets her true love, Dumont.

The icon on the right will take you to the middle of the novel and Harriot's return to London.

Clicking on any number below will take you to that specific chapter.

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