Mary Swift Jones

You be the historian...

* What was the name of the ship she sailed on? Where did she sail?

* Mary Swift Jones was one of the first Westerners to enter China when trade was opened up there. Write a diary entry as if you were a Chinese child who had encountered Mary Swift Jones.

* In her husband's portrait, Benjamin Jones is holding something like this:


(This one actually belonged to Captain Rowland). What is it? How was it used?

* What does it mean on her epitaph that "...thou art free..."?