Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America

Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America

by Rechel Hope Cleves

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190627317
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 553,912
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rachel Hope Cleves is Associate Professor of History at the University of Victoria. She is the prize-winning author of The Reign of Terror in America: Visions of Violence from Anti-Jacobinism to Antislavery.

Table of Contents

Preface: "Miss Bryant and Miss Drake were Married to Each Other"
1. A Child of Melancholy, 1777
2. Infantile Days, 1784
3. O The Example!, 1787
4. Mistress of a School, 1797
5. So Many Friends, 1799
6. Discontent and Indifferent, 1800
7. Never to Marry, 1800
8. Charity and Mercy, 1805
9. Charity and Lydia, 1806
10. Charity and Sylvia, February 1807
11. The Tie that Binds, July 1807
12. Their Own Dwelling, 1809
13. Wild Affections, 1811
14. Miss Bryant Was the Man, 1820
15. Dear Aunts, 1823
16. Stand Fast in One Spirit, 1828
17. Diligent in Business, 1835
18. The Cure of Her I Love, 1839
19. Sylvia Drake | W, 1851
Afterword: "We spend our years as a tale that is told!"

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