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The Letters of Mary Penry : a Single Moravian Woman in Early America

Author: Mary Penry; Scott Paul Gordon
Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2018]
Series: Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of letters by Mary Penry (1735-1804), who immigrated to America from Wales and lived in Moravian communities for more than forty years. Offers a sustained view of the spiritual and social life of a single woman in early America"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2018007931
(OCoLC)1029789996
Named Person: Mary Penry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Penry; Scott Paul Gordon
ISBN: 9780271082820 0271082828
OCLC Number: 1056968248
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ContentsList of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsGenealogical ChartsEditorial NoteAbbreviationsIntroductionLettersAppendix A: Mary Penry's MemoirAppendix B: Mary Attwood's MemoirAppendix C: The Stocker and Drinker Families Appendix D: Business Correspondence 275BibliographyIndex
Series Title: Pietist, Moravian, and Anabaptist studies.
Responsibility: edited by Scott Paul Gordon.

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