Hannah Bunce Hudson
Barzillai Hudson Sr. (February 11, 1779)
Despite being a woman, Hannah continued to run the newspaper as editor and handled the finances while George Goodwin, her business partner, did printing. She is known as the first female publisher in the colonies, but it is noted that many women participated in running newspapers. Her participation and dedication to keeping the newspaper running was pivotal for the American Revolution. Tories, colonist favoring the monarchy, burned down the mill, ...
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