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1852 Memoirs of George Washington Mother & Wife Colonial Americana Conkling

“It is better to be alone than in bad company.”
― George Washington

A rare biographical narrative of the lives of George Washington’s mother and wife; Mary Ball Washington and Martha Dandridge. This account focuses on family life, children, family members, and the reactions and responses to George Washington’s political and military endeavors. Margaret Conkling includes transcripts of letters, extracts from eulogies, the public’s views of both women, and the reception of Martha’s company, dress, and appearance in public occasions.

Item number: #1531

Price: $199

CONKLING, Margaret C

Memoirs of the mother and wife of Washington

Auburn, N.Y. : Derby, Miller and Co., 1852.

•Collation complete with all pages: 248p, [8]
•References: Sabin 15627;
•Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
•Language: English
•Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

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1852 Memoirs of George Washington Mother & Wife

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 5, 2017