The Widows Mail Order Husband Susan Leigh Carlton

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The Widows Mail Order Husband  by  Susan Leigh Carlton

The Widows Mail Order Husband by Susan Leigh Carlton
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Mary Cartwright lost her husband, Joshua on the third day of the battle of Gettysburg, days before her twentieth birthday. For the next twelve years, she was a teacher in the public schools of Hagerstown, MD.Her friend, Minerva shocked the ladies ofMoreMary Cartwright lost her husband, Joshua on the third day of the battle of Gettysburg, days before her twentieth birthday. For the next twelve years, she was a teacher in the public schools of Hagerstown, MD.Her friend, Minerva shocked the ladies of the Zion Church Ladies Sewing Circle by advertising for a husband, and then going off to Texas to marry a responder to her ad.

Marys loneliness, and the lack of any prospects of ending the solitude caused her to talk to Minerva about her journey. After explaining, Minerva gave Mary a copy of the Matrimonial News. Mary placed an ad of her own.Marys ad was answered by a widower with a five year old girl, After correspondence, they agreed to meet and marry.Read about the early problems of the marriage, her childbirth and the Kiowa Indian raids .The book is set in Hagerstown, MD and Grapevine, Texas in 1875.

Grapevine is a small town twenty miles from Fort Worth. Both the Kiowa and Comanche tribes were active during this time frame.



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