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The Resource American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier, edited by Emily Foster

American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier, edited by Emily Foster

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American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier
Title
American grit
Title remainder
a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier
Statement of responsibility
edited by Emily Foster
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1826 thirty-year-old Anna Briggs Bentley, her husband, and their six children left their close Quaker community and the worn-out tobacco farms of Sandy Spring, Maryland, for frontier Ohio. Along the way, Anna sent back home the first of scores of letters she wrote her mother and sisters over the next fifty years as she strove to keep herself and her children in their memories. With Anna's natural talent for storytelling and her unique, female perspective, the letters provide a sustained and vivid account of everyday domestic life on the Ohio frontier. She writes of carving a farm out of the
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Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ohio River Valley Series
American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier, edited by Emily Foster
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American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier, edited by Emily Foster
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130hz78
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: 1826-1827; Chapter Two: 1828-1830; Chapter Three: 1831-1835; Illustration; Chapter Four: 1836-1842; Chapter Five: 1843-1847; Chapter Six: 1850-1858; Chapter Seven: The Later Years; Epilogue; Appendix One: The Children of Roger Brooke IV and Mary Matthews Brooke; Appendix Two: The Children of Isaac Briggs and Hannah Brooke Briggs; Appendix Three: The Children of Joseph E. Bentley and Anna Briggs Bentley; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W
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Extent
1 online resource (363 pages, 8 pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149417
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, photographs.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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