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Selected Letters of John Jay and Sarah Livingston Jay

  • Kartonierter Einband
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A collection of letters that chronicles the personal lives of founding father John Jay and his wife! Sarah Livingston Jay! in the... Weiterlesen
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Zusammenfassung A collection of letters that chronicles the personal lives of founding father John Jay and his wife! Sarah Livingston Jay! in the tumultuous times during and after the American Revolution. It includes essays on the Jay and Livingston families! family trees! and information about the character and appearance of both husband and wife. Klappentext This collection of letters chronicles the personal lives of founding father John Jay and his wife! Sarah Livingston Jay! in the tumultuous times during and after the American Revolution. The letters showcase Sarah as a devoted wife and mother who also helped further her husband's political career. Their correspondence reveals the abiding love of husband and wife! their concern for their children! the dangers and difficulties of travel! descriptions of the lands they visited and events they witnessed! as well as a sense of the effort it took to survive in the era even with the buffer of wealth. The book includes essays on the Jay and Livingston families! family trees! and information about the character and appearance of both husband and wife! and other topics. Importantly! there are textual bridges between the letters where necessary.

Autorentext

Both John Jay and Sarah Livingston Jay are deceased. Independent researcher Landa M. Freeman, lives in Guilford, Connecticut. Louise V. North, also an independent researcher, lives in Yorktown Heights, New York. Janet M. Wedge is a writing consultant and adjunct professor of English composition at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She lives in Ossining, New York.



Klappentext

This collection of letters chronicles the personal lives of founding father John Jay and his wife, Sarah Livingston Jay, in the tumultuous times during and after the American Revolution. The letters showcase Sarah as a devoted wife and mother who also helped further her husband's political career. Their correspondence reveals the abiding love of husband and wife, their concern for their children, the dangers and difficulties of travel, descriptions of the lands they visited and events they witnessed, as well as a sense of the effort it took to survive in the era even with the buffer of wealth.

The book includes essays on the Jay and Livingston families, family trees, and information about the character and appearance of both husband and wife, and other topics. Importantly, there are textual bridges between the letters where necessary.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Selected Letters of John Jay and Sarah Livingston Jay
Untertitel: Correspondence by or to the First Chief Justice of the United States and His Wife
Autor:
EAN: 9780786445042
ISBN: 978-0-7864-4504-2
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: McFarland & Co Inc
Genre: Briefe & Biografien
Anzahl Seiten: 319
Gewicht: 567g
Größe: H254mm x B178mm
Jahr: 2010