This article discusses letters written by Benjamin Franklin that were done under various female pseudonyms. These female identities were used to critique the gender stereotypes of the time and to show that women were more virtuous than men.
Calaway, Jared C.
"Benjamin Franklin and Transgenderal Pseudonymity,"
Constructing the Past: Vol. 3
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/constructing/vol3/iss1/5