Diary of Anna Green Winslow by Alice Morse Earle, Editor

Diary of Anna Green Winslow

byAlice Morse Earle, Editor

Kobo ebook | July 29, 2013

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FOREWORD.
IN the year 1770, a bright little girl ten years of age, Anna Green Winslow, was sent from her far away home in Nova Scotia to Boston, the birthplace of her parents, to be "finished" at Boston schools by Boston teachers. She wrote, with evident eagerness and loving care, for the edification of her parents and her own practice in penmanship, this interesting and quaint diary, which forms a most sprightly record, not only of the life of a young girl at that time, but of the prim and narrow round of daily occurrences in provincial Boston. It thus assumes a positive value as an historical picture of the domestic life of that day; a value of which the little girl who wrote it, or her kinsfolk who affectionately preserved it to our own day, never could have dreamed. To many New England families it is specially interesting as a complete rendering, a perfect presentment, of the childish life of their great grandmothers, her companions...

 

Title:Diary of Anna Green WinslowFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 29, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005618694

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