A community of letters: a Quaker woman's correspondence and the making of the American frontier, 1791-1824

Quaker women resettling west of the eastern United States in the late 18th and early 19th centuries remade familial and community relationships by way of voluminous correspondence with female kin. Such correspondence in concert with the unique meaning that Quaker religiosity lent to notions of commu...

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Main Author: Wittman, Barbara Kathleen.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: 2008.