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The Resource The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington, Martha Saxton

The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington, Martha Saxton

Label
The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington
Title
The widow Washington
Title remainder
the life of Mary Washington
Statement of responsibility
Martha Saxton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Biography of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington's mother. Places her life as an orphan, a young wife in rural Virginia, a slaveholder, a widow, and mother to the first president in the context of the changing economic circumstances and cultural values of colonial Virginia and a young nation"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
  • LBSOR/DLC
  • CAT 07/29/2019 MK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Saxton, Martha
Dewey number
  • 973.4/1092
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington, Mary Ball
  • Washington, George
  • Mothers of presidents
  • Widows
  • Slaveholders
  • Virginia
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington, Martha Saxton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary Ball Washington : like mother, like son -- A child in the Chesapeake -- A generation of orphans -- Bruising the small spirit -- Mary, her kin, and her books -- Mary Ball, Augustine Washington, and Matthew Hale -- Wife and mother -- People and property at the Ferry Farm -- As sparks fly upward -- The widow Washington -- Single mother -- Mary's stewardship : scraping by -- Midcentury : a wedding, a murder, a family death -- Mary and George's Seven Years War -- Between the wars : kin, consumption, conflict -- The Revolution : a family affair -- The endless Revolution : wartime virtue, wartime woe -- Mary's war ends -- "You must one day fade" -- Epilogue: An uneasy afterlife
Control code
sky295204396
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of black and white plates
Isbn
9780809097012
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018056295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The widow Washington : the life of Mary Washington, Martha Saxton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mary Ball Washington : like mother, like son -- A child in the Chesapeake -- A generation of orphans -- Bruising the small spirit -- Mary, her kin, and her books -- Mary Ball, Augustine Washington, and Matthew Hale -- Wife and mother -- People and property at the Ferry Farm -- As sparks fly upward -- The widow Washington -- Single mother -- Mary's stewardship : scraping by -- Midcentury : a wedding, a murder, a family death -- Mary and George's Seven Years War -- Between the wars : kin, consumption, conflict -- The Revolution : a family affair -- The endless Revolution : wartime virtue, wartime woe -- Mary's war ends -- "You must one day fade" -- Epilogue: An uneasy afterlife
Control code
sky295204396
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 360 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of black and white plates
Isbn
9780809097012
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018056295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Jericho Public LibraryBorrow it
      1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY, 11753, US
      40.793548 -73.535164
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