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Lenape among the Quakers The Life of Hannah Freeman

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ISBN-10: 080327520X

ISBN-13: 9780803275201

Edition: 2017

Authors: Dawn G. Marsh

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On July 28, 1797, an elderly Lenape woman stood before the newly appointed almsman of Pennsylvania's Chester County and delivered a brief account of her life. In a sad irony, Hannah Freeman was establishing her residency--a claim that paved the way for her removal to the poorhouse. Ultimately, however, it meant final removal from the ancestral land she had so tenaciously maintained. Thus was William Penn's "peaceable kingdom" preserved.  A Lenape among the Quakers reconstructs Freeman's history, from the days of her grandmothers before European settlement to the beginning of the nineteenth century. The story that emerges is one of persistence and resilience, as "Indian Hannah" negotiates…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 5/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 230
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English