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Sisters of fortune : being the true story of how three motherless sisters saved their home in New England and raised their younger brother while their father went fortune hunting in the California Gold Rush

Author: Nancy Coffey Heffernan; Ann Page Stecker
Publisher: Hanover : University Press of New England, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses more than 350 letters to reconstruct the lives of a trio of sister whose father, a U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire, left them in 1850 for the Gold Rush.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Records and correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heffernan, Nancy Coffey, 1936-
Sisters of fortune.
Hanover : University Press of New England, ©1993
(OCoLC)622167087
Named Person: Wilson family; James Wilson; Wilson family.; James Wilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Coffey Heffernan; Ann Page Stecker
ISBN: 0874516501 9780874516500 087451651X 9780874516517
OCLC Number: 28066936
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 289 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Coffey Heffernan & Ann Page Stecker.

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"What Nancy Coffey Heffernan and Ann Page Stecker have done in Sisters of Fortune is to edit these letters into a remarkable documentary history of the Wilson daughters . . . the girls paid the Read more...

 
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