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The lady and the president : the letters of Dorothea Dix & Millard Fillmore

Author: Charles McCool Snyder
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the private papers of Millard Fillmore, thought to have been destroyed in 1889, were discovered they proved to include a large number of letters to Fillmore from Dorothea Dix, the renowned crusader for the humane treatment of the insane. Almost simultaneously, the letters of Fillmore to Dix, which had lain forgotten in a private collection since 1887, became available. Thus overnight a correspondence of more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Snyder, Charles McCool.
Lady and the president.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1975
(OCoLC)900028654
Named Person: Millard Fillmore; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix; Millard Fillmore
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles McCool Snyder
ISBN: 9780813164571 0813164575
OCLC Number: 900345311
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages)
Contents: 1. Beginnings --
2. Millard Fillmore --
Early Years --
3. Dorothea Dix --
Early Years --
4. Getting Together, 1850-1853 --
5. Tragedies and Adjustments, 1853-1854 --
6. Rendezvous in Europe, 1854-1856 --
7. Rejection and Acceptance, 1856-1858 --
8. Growing Apart, 1858-1869 --
9. Later Years.
Responsibility: Charles M. Snyder.
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When the private papers of Millard Fillmore were discovered they proved to include a large number of letters to Fillmore from Dorothea Dix, the crusader for the humane treatment of the insane. Almost  Read more...

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