1865: End of her formal education
March 29, 1865
1865: Her “Dame School”/formal education ended at the age of 16.
“I wonder how many-or how few-of those who have written books in the world knows well, were educated for literature?” Frances said. “I was not. I lived among the educated, but not among literary, people until I was taken to America.”
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