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Through Colonial Doorways

By: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1893)

Seller ID: W1619

ISBN: 0788416197

Condition: 248 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1893), 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 248 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The author invites the reader to enter "through the broad doorways of some Colonial homes into the hospitable life within" in order to gain insight into the social and domestic life of Colonial days revealed by correspondence, journal entries, and anecdotes. Numerous brief excerpts from letters and diaries enliven these pages, and every page is generously peppered with names and vivid detail. Glimpse the festivities of the Meschianza; drop in at New York balls and receptions; or join Dr. Franklin's American Philosophical Society whose object was to bring into correspondence all scienti... View more info