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Author Name    Phebe Hanaford

Title   Daughters of America - or Women of the Century

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9

Publisher   Augusta, ME True And Company 1883

Seller ID   000526

Contents: A comprehensive biography of famous women in history, with an emphasis leading up to the 1880's (at time of publication). See the entire list below. Book Description: True And Company, Augusta, ME, 1883 Illustrated with 33 Illustrations (Portraits), plus Chapter Headpiece Designs. Condition: Overall, book in very good condition. Glossy dust jacket in clean condition. Previous collector has some highlighting to pages. Previous collector's name plate on inner front cover. Not ex-library or book club edition. The Contents includes: I. Preliminary Chapter: A History of the Role of Women; Women of Israel; Roman Matrons; Women in Greece and Sparta; Women and the advent of Christianity; Women in Asia , Africa , etc.; Pocahontas; Pilgrim Mothers; Colonial Women; Phillis Wheatley; Hannah Duston; Mercy Warren; Mary Washington. II. Women of the American Revolution: Declaration of Independence, How and when made first by a woman , Abigail Adams; A Philadelphia woman's letter; Heroism of Schoharie Women; Deborah Franklin; Elizabeth , Grace and Rachel Martin; Deborah Samson; Mother Bailey; Anne Fitzhugh; Moll Pitcher; The Women's League; Esther Reed; Lydia Darrah; Groton Women, Etc. III. Wives of the Presidents: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Martha Jefferson, Dolly P. Madison, Mrs. Monroe, Louisa Catherine Adams, Rachel Jackson, Hannah Van Buren, Anna Harrison, Letitia Christian Tyler, Julia Gardner Tyler, Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, Abigail Fillmore, Jane Appleton Pierce, Mary Todd Lincoln, Eliza Johnson, Julia Grant. Lucy W Hayes, Lucretia R Garfield, Ella L. Arthur. IV. Women Leaders in Society: Martha Jefferson Randolph, Mrs. Donelson, Mrs. Andrew Jackson Jr., Angelica Van Buren, Abigail Fillmore, Harriet Lane, Martha Patterson, Mary Stover, Sarah Livingston Jay, Elizabeth Temple Winthrop, Mercy Warren. Hannah Winthrop, Etc. V. Philanthropic Women: Susan Huntington, Margaret Prior, Mary Ledyard, Kate Moore, Ida Lewis Father Taylor's widowed friend, Sarah Hoffman, Isabella Graham, Sophia C Hoffman, Lydia Maria Child, Maria Chapman and other anti slavery women, Charity Rodman, Dorothea L Dix, Mary Ledyard, Clara Barton Etc. VI. Women During the Civil War: Women of the Sanitary Commission, Women of the Christian Commission, Women Soldiers, Women Nurses, Women Teachers among the Freedmen (freed slaves)., Heroic Women - both North and South. VII. Literary Women: Hannah Adams, Catherine M. Sedgwick, Catherine E. Beecher, Sarah J. Hale, Margaret Fuller D'Ossoli, Adeline D. T. Whitney, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frances Dana Gage, Julia Ward Howe, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Louisa May Alcott, Catherine M. Sedgewick, Etc. VIII. Women Poets: Julia Ward Howe. Lydia H. Sigourney, Elizabeth Akers Allen, Lucy Larcom Alice and Phebe Carey, Frances B. Osgood, Caroline A. Mason, Celia Thaxter & Etc. IX. Women Scientists: Maria Mitchell, Grace Anna Lewis, Sarah Hackett Stevenson, Ann Maria Redfield, Lydia F Fowler, Elizabeth C. Agassiz, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, and others. X. Women Artists: Harriet Hosmer, Emma Stebbins, Eliza Greatorex, Lily M Spencer, Margaret Foley, May Alcott, Emily Sartain, Mary B. Mellen , and others. Including many more chapters with dozens more listings: XI. Women Lecturers; XII. Women Reformers; XIII. Women Preachers; XIV. Women Missionaries; XV. Women Educators; XVI. Women Physicians; XVII. Women as Readers, Actors and Singers; XVIII. Women in Business; XIX. Women of Faith; XX. Women Inventors; XXI. Women Lawyers; XXII. Women Journalists; XXIII. Women Printers; XXIV. Women Librarians; XXV. Women Agriculturists; XXVI. Women Historians; XXVII. Women Travelers;

Price = 40.00 USD

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