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Author: Melanie Pavich
ISBN: 0820323322
Language: English
Pages: 492 pages
Category: Americas
Publisher: University of Georgia Press; First Edition edition (October 30, 2002)
Rating: 4.3
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Home Browse Books Book details, Anna: The Letters of a St. Anna: The Letters of a St. Simons Island Plantation Mistress, 1817-1859. By Anna Matilda Page King, Melanie Pavich-Lindsay. As the wife of a frequently absent slaveholder and public figure, Anna Matilda Page King (1798-1859) was the de facto head of their Sea Island plantation. This volume collects more than 150 letters to her husband, children, parents, and others. Subjects: King, Anna Matilda, ence. Plantation Owners' t Simons Island (Island)-Correspondence.

As the wife of a frequently absent slaveholder and public figure, Anna Matilda. Anna Matilda Page King's letters give us insight into one such woman who reluctantly entered, but nonetheless excelled in, the male domains of business and agriculture. Melanie Pavich-Lindsay has done a wonderful job selecting letters from the extensive corpus of those written by Anna M. King, and the footnotes for these letters are informative and useful.

Anna Matilda Page King. Series: Southern Voices from the Past: Women's Letters, Diaries, and Writings.

Melanie Pavich; Anna Matilda King. Book Format: Choose an option. King's letters give us insight into a woman who reluctantly entered, but nonetheless excelled in, the male domains of business and agriculture.

Anna Matilda Page King's letters give us insight into one such woman who .

Anna Matilda Page King's letters give us insight into one such woman who reluctantly entered, but nonetheless excelled in, the male domains of business and agriculture. Melanie Pavich is an assistant professor of interdisciplinary and historical studies in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies, Mercer University. Библиографические данные.

As the wife of a frequently absent slaveholder and public figure, Anna Matilda Page King (1798-1859) was the de facto head of their Sea Island plantation. This volume collects more than 150 letters to her husband, children, parents, and others

As the wife of a frequently absent slaveholder and public figure, Anna Matilda Page King (1798-1859) was the de facto head of their Sea Island plantation.

Melanie Pavich-Lindsay, Anna, the letters of a St Simon's Island . Fanny Kemble, Journal of a Residence on a Georgian plantation.

Melanie Pavich-Lindsay, Anna, the letters of a St Simon's Island plantation mistress, 1817-1859. R. Meyers, Children of Pride. Susan Sedes, Memorials of a Southern Planter. T. Rosengarten, Tombee. These books in particular should be read: Eugene D. Genovese, The world the slaveholders made: two essays in interpretation. James Oakes, The Ruling Race. Manufacturer: University of Georgia Press Release date: 30 October 2002 ISBN-10 : 0820323322 ISBN-13: 9780820323329. add. Separate tags with commas, spaces are allowed. Use tags to describe a product . for a movie Themes heist, drugs, kidnapping, coming of age Genre drama, parody, sci-fi, comedy Locations paris, submarine, new york.

Anna King was a southern woman whose life seemed totally wrapped up in plantation management and her nine living offspring.

Anna: The Letters of a St. Single head of household. Poignant letters reveal hardships. Anna King was a southern woman whose life seemed totally wrapped up in plantation management and her nine living offspring. What makes this correspondence especially interesting and King's situation unique was that her husband, Thomas Page King, spent most of these years living, traveling, and. Published by LSU Digital Commons, 2003. Simons Island Plantation Mistress, 1817-1859

Anna: The Letters of a St. It recalls the observation of a European visitor in 1835 who emphatically stated upon witnessing a slave auction "you call this the land of liberty and every day things occur at which the despots of Europe would recoil in horror.

As the wife of a frequently absent slaveholder and public figure, Anna Matilda Page King (1798-1859) was the de facto head of their Sea Island plantation. This volume collects more than 150 letters to her husband, children, parents, and others. Conveying the substance of everyday life as they chronicle King's ongoing struggles to put food on the table, nurse her "family black and white," and keep faith with a disappointing husband, the letters offer an absorbing firsthand account of antebellum coastal Georgia life.

Anna Matilda Page was reared with the expectation that she would marry a planter, have children, and tend to her family's domestic affairs. Untypically, she was also schooled by her father in all aspects of plantation management, from seed cultivation to building construction. That grounding would serve her well. By 1842 her husband's properties were seized, owing to debts amassed from crop failures, economic downturns, and extensive investments in land, enslaved workers, and the development of the nearby port town of Brunswick. Anna and her family were sustained, however, by Retreat, the St. Simons Island property left to her in trust by her father. With the labor of fifty bondpeople and "their increase" she was to strive, with little aid from her husband, to keep the plantation solvent.

A valuable record of King's many roles, from accountant to mother, from doctor to horticulturist, the letters also reveal much about her relationship with, and attitudes toward, her enslaved workers. Historians have yet to fully understand the lives of plantation mistresses left on their own by husbands pursuing political and other professional careers. Anna Matilda Page King's letters give us insight into one such woman who reluctantly entered, but nonetheless excelled in, the male domains of business and agriculture.

Comments (2)
Melipra
Fascinating look into the life of Anna King, taking one back in time to the life on St Simon's Island.
Feri
YES------Anyone who needs information about Retreat Plantation will find this book to be an excellent resource.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Notes from editor are informative and well written.