For your consideration is an antique book titled "Dames and Daughters of Colonial Days" written by Geraldine Brooks. Published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., copyright 1900. Illustrations by Charles Copeland.
These narrative sketches of certain dames and daughters of our colonial days are designed to illustrate the different types, epochs, and sections that made up our early American history.
Contents: Ann Hutchinsons, Of Boston, Founder of the First Woman's Club in America, 1636, Frances Mary Jacqueline La Tour, The Defender of Fort La Tours, 1650, Margaret Brent, The Women Ruler of Maryland, 1650, Madam Sarah Knight, a Colonial Traveller, 1704, Eliza Lucas,Of Charleston Afterwards Wife of Chief-Justice Charles Pinckney, 1760, Martha Washington, of Mount Vernon, Wife of General George Washington, 1770, Abigail Adams, Wife of John Adams and Mother of John Quins Adams, 1779, Elizabeth Schuyler, of Albany, Afterwards, Wife of Alexander Hamilton, 1776, Sarah Wister and Deborah Norris, Two Quaker Friends of Philadelphia, 1776.
284 page hard cover book in poor condition. There is a name and date in pencil on the first page. The binding is cracked in three places and three of the pages are partially loose. See the pictures as they are part of the description.
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