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

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...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Foster, Emily, 1945- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009.
©2002
Series:Ohio River Valley series.
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