American grit : a woman's letters from the Ohio frontier /

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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Other Authors / Creators:Foster, Emily, 1945- editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2009.
Series:Ohio River Valley series.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR