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About the Author: Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

Anne Hollingsworth Wharton (December 15, 1845 – July 29, 1928) was an American writer and historian. She was born at Southampton Furnace, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles Wharton and Mary McLanahan Boggs. She was educated at a private school in Philadelphia. She devoted herself chiefly to the study of the social history of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods of the United States, wrote a number of books and magazine articles in this field, and was chosen historian of The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.


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Paperback, Published in Sep 2015 by Forgotten Books

ISBN10: 1331053447 | ISBN13: 9781331053446

Page count: 216

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The writer begs the reader well equipped with dates and facts, if such an one should happen to glance over these pages, to overlook certain manifest anachronisms, notably the antedating of the recognition by England of the distinguished services of Lord Nelson; the extending of the activity and usefulness of Sir Joshua Reynolds even beyond the long term of years in which he contributed to British art; and again, what no beautiful woman would be likely to deem an error, the lengthening of the period in which the Duchess of Devonshire reigned as Queen of Beauty in her native land. For these and other inaccuracies, necessitated by the exacting demands of story-telling, the writer claims the indulgence of her readers.
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