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Worthy partner : the papers of Martha Washington

Author: Joseph E Fields
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 155.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of all the known Martha Washington papers.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
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Worthy partner.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)607930257
Online version:
Worthy partner.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622446720
Named Person: Martha Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; Martha Washington
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Fields
ISBN: 031328024X 9780313280245
OCLC Number: 28962488
Description: xxxviii, 501 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. The Young Widow Custis, 1757-1759 --
II. Young Mrs. Washington, 1759-1774 --
III. The Revolutionary Period, 1775-1783 --
IV. Return to Mound Vernon: The Period of Peace, 1784-1788 --
V. The Presidential Era, 1789-1797 --
VI. Under Our Own Vine and Fig Tree, 1797-1799 --
VII. Alas, Alone: Widow Washington, 1799-1802 --
App. I. The Marriage of Martha Dandridge and Daniel Parke Custis --
App. II. The Marriage of Martha Dandridge Custis and George Washington --
App. III. Preservation and Destruction --
App. IV. The Spurious Letter to Martha Washington --
App. V. George Washington's "Love Letter" to Martha Dandridge Custis.
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 155.
Responsibility: compiled by Joseph E. Fields ; with an introduction by Ellen McCallister Clark.

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