This collection comprises letters written by Maria Bryan to her sister. Spanning a period from the mid-1820s to the mid-1840s, the letters describe the concerns of a planter's daughter on a cotton plantation, and provide information on issues such as marriage, religion, fashion and education.
Carol K. Bleser is Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, and series editor for Southern Voices from the Past: Women's Letters, Diaries, and Writings. Her books include In Joy and Sorrow: Women, Family and Marriage in the Victorian South, 1830-1900 ; Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, A Southern Slaveholder ; and The Hammonds of Redcliffe.
University of Georgia Press
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Biography: Historical, Political & Military
Southern Voices from the Past: Women's Letters, Diaries & Writings S.