See also:York in 1835, claimed to have escaped from the
See also:Montreal nunnery of the Hotel Dieu, concerning which, and the practices prevalent there, she circulated sensational charges in Awful Disclosures by Maria
See also:Monk (1836) . Over 200,000 copies of this
See also:book and a sequel were sold, and a violent
See also:anti-Catholic agitation resulted . She was finally exposed as a woman of
See also:bad character, and her
See also:story proved to be absolutely false, but not until she had deceived many
See also:people of
See also:standing .
JAMES HENRY MONK (1784-1856)
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