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Mary Telfair to Mary Few : selected letters, 1802-1844

Author: Mary Telfair; Betty Wood
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007.
Series: Publications of the Southern Texts Society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers 142 letters written by Mary Telfair of Savannah to her best friend Mary Few of New York. Telfair was born in 1791 to a wealthy, slaveholding family. Few, born in 1790, moved with her family  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Telfair, Mary, 1791-1875.
Mary Telfair to Mary Few.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608334151
Named Person: Mary Telfair; Mary Few; Mary Few; Mary Telfair
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Telfair; Betty Wood
ISBN: 9780820329208 0820329207
OCLC Number: 137305858
Description: xxxix, 317 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Publications of the Southern Texts Society.
Other Titles: Letters.
Responsibility: edited by Betty Wood.
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Telfair's ruminations on men ('the Insipids'), marriage ('married life requires a double portion of energy'), and motherhood ('a very difficult task') illuminate women's reasons for remaining single, Read more...

 
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