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Charlotte Temple. A tale of truth. by Mrs. Susanna (Haswell) Rowson

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Published by Printed by P. Potter in Poughkeepsie [N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York


  • British -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.,
  • Illegitimate children -- Fiction.,
  • Runaway teenagers -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage pregnancy -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
  • Elopement -- Fiction.,
  • Seduction -- Fiction.,
  • Betrayal -- Fiction.,
  • Soldiers -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Vail 42.

StatementBy Mrs. Rowson ...
LC ClassificationsPS2736.R3 C5 1819
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6357608M
LC Control Number37021881

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