Cover image for Romances of early America
Title:
Romances of early America
Author:
Robins, Edward, 1862-1943.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : G.W. Jacobs and Company, 1902.
Physical Description:
268 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The meschianza--and love-making: a story of old Philadelphia.--Peasant and patrician: in colonial Boston.--War and flirtation: Miss Wister at Penllyn.--A belle of Delaware: Miss Vining, of Wilmington and Dover.--A disappointment in love: legends from Virginia.--Conspiracies and Cupid: New York and her royal governors.--Born to be a rebel: a pretty Bostonian.--Edwin Forrest's first love: New Orleans in the "twenties."--An uncompromising Tory: North Carolina and loyalism.--The ghosts of Graeme park: a Pennsylvania romance.--Washington as a wooer: sweethearts in Virginia and New York.--A Quaker transformed: the leader of Washington society.
Format :
Book