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Louisa Wharton. A story founded on facts: written by herself, in a series of letters to a friend. Wherein is Displayed Some particular Circumstances which happened during the bloody Contest in America. I. Louisa's Father and Mother go to Bath; the Amusements of that Place described, &c. II. Some Account of Captain Truman and his Family; he falls in Love with Louisa; her Brother arrives from Philadelphia, and confirms the War having broke out. III. Captain Truman is ordered with his Regiment to America; Louisa is greatly alarmed, &c. IV. Truman takes Leave of Louisa with the greatest Tenderness; she gives him her Picture in Miniature; he gives her a Ring, and they vow mutual Constancy. V. Louisa's Father goes to London, from thence, with George his Son, sets out for Philadelphia. VI. A Letter from young Truman, full of tender expressions, &c. Vii. A Letter from her Brother, relates the Death of her Father, and the Confiscation of all their Property; they are greatly distressed; and Louisa is slighted by Sir James, &c. Viii. The History of Charlotte Modish, and Lord Squander. IX. Louisa and her Mother in a deplorable situation; she gets some Needle work to do, and is admired for her singing: Lord Squander tries to seduce her, &c. X. Fanny is very kind, but goes into the Country; Louisa hears the dismal News that Truman is taken by the Enemy, and condemned by way of Retaliation, &c. XI. A Letter from Fanny, gives an Account of an Uncle, who is very rich by Accident: he gives them Money, comes to Town, &c. XII. She hears that young Truman is released; he comes to England with her Brother; they all meet at the House of Louisa, and all Parties are made happy by Marriage.
- Wharton, Louisa.