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Mistress of Riversdale: The Plantation Letters of Rosalie Stier Calvert, 1795-1821

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Publisher Comments:

'These letters document the timeless elements of domestic life--family relationships, childbirth, illness, household chores--but they offer far more than the familiar fare of the plantation mistress.'--Patricia Brady, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Synopsis:

"A richer reflection of life in early 19th-century Maryland and the Washington environs cannot be found." — Washington Post Book World

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801843990
Author:
Callcott, Margaret Law
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Author:
Callcott, Margaret Law
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
United States - Antebellum Era
Subject:
Letters
Subject:
Calvert family
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.23x6.03x1.06 in. 1.36 lbs.

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