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Smith [née Reeve], Pleasance, Lady Smithlocked

  • Margot Walker


Smith [née Reeve], Pleasance, Lady Smith (1773–1877), letter writer and literary editor, was born on 11 May 1773 at Lowestoft, the fifth child of Robert Reeve (1739–1815), attorney and merchant, and Pleasance Clerke (1739–1820). In 1796 she married James Edward Smith, founder and president of the ...

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