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Catherine Schuyler

Author: Mary Gay Humphreys; Charles Scribner's Sons,; John Wilson and Son,
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, Cambridge, U.S.A. : University Press: John Wilson and Son MDCCCXCVII [1897] ©1897
Series: Women of colonial and revolutionary times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of a woman from a prominent Dutch family in colonial New York which reveals a great deal about life for women of the upperclass in 18th century America.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Schuyler, Catherine
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Humphreys, Mary Gay, -1915.
Catherine Schuyler.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1897
(OCoLC)562466248
Named Person: Catherine Schuyler; Catherine Schuyler; Philip John Schuyler; Catherine Schuyler; Philip John Schuyler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Gay Humphreys; Charles Scribner's Sons,; John Wilson and Son,
OCLC Number: 1861828
Notes: Series title at head of title page.
Frontispiece portrait of Catherine Schuyler.
Publisher's advertisements: 4 pages at end.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 1 unnumbered page, 251 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 4 pages : portrait ; 18 cm
Contents: I. Courtship at Albany: Education of girls and boys ; Comparison between the women of the English and Dutch settlements --
II. A soldier's wife: Opening of the seven years' war ; The tragedy of Maria Keith ; Philip Schuyler and his family ; The battle of Lake George ; Marriage of Catherine Van Rensselaer and Philip Schuyler --
III.: ...Entertainment of guests ; Slavery at Albany ; Ann Eliza Bleeker as a literary woman --
IV.: ... The theatre at Albany ; Lord Howe and the Schuylers ; The defeat at Oswego ; Charles Lee and Madame Schuyler ; The defeat at Ticonderoga ; The marriage of Gertrude Schuyler --
V.: ...Capture of Frontenac ; General Bradstreet ; Building of the Albany mansion ; The Schuyler pears ; The markets at Albany ; Reading among the Dutch colonists ; Funeral customs at Albany in 1763 (Con.) VI.: The founding of the Saratoga settlement --
VII.: ... A sketch of Sir Henry Moore ; The Schuylers in New York ; Court life ; Clerical politics --
VIII.: Visit of the Cherokee chiefs ; Exchange of stolen children at Albany ; The liberty pole ; Governor and Mrs. Tryon --
IX.: The news of Lexington at Saratoga ; Philip Schuyler, Major General ; Last Indian council at Albany ; Tench Tilghman ; Visit of Franklin and Charles Carroll --
X. The Battle of Saratoga: General Schuyler superseded by General Gates ; The murder of Jane McCrea ; Entertaining Burgoyne at Albany ; Visit of Chastellux and other French nobelmen --
XI. Campaigning at Morristown: Courtship of Alexander Hamilton --
XII.: The elopement of Angelina Schuyler ; Plot to abduct General Schuyler ; Elopement of Margaret and the young patroon ; Moonlight elopement of Washington Morton and Cornelia Schuyler (Con.) XIII. The first administration: Comparison of New York and Philadelphia girls ; Washington's theatre party ; Social life in New York in 1793 --
XIV.: Hamilton's resignation ; The canal scheme ; Catherine Schuyler's death.
Series Title: Women of colonial and revolutionary times.
Responsibility: by Mary Gay Humphreys ; with portrait.

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Biography of a woman from a prominent Dutch family in colonial New York which reveals a great deal about life for women of the upperclass in 18th century America.

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