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Wealth of Jamestown

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ISBN-10: 1938467612

ISBN-13: 9781938467615

Edition: N/A

Authors: Barbara N. McLennan

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The Wealth of Jamestown follows the development of a new people and the birth of a nation.William Roscoe, a young Virginia planter and sheriff of Yorktown and Gloucester, and Sarah Harrison, seventeen-year-old daughter of one of Virginia’s wealthiest planters, are in love and engaged to be married. But Sarah’s father, Benjamin Harrison II, forces Sarah to break the engagement and marry James Blair, lobbyist, church bureaucrat and Commissary of the Church of England, with connections to the Board of Trade in England.Sarah retains her dowry and wealth, and while Blair goes to England to lobby for a college of which he’d be President, she continues her relationship with William. Sarah and…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 12/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 238
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Barbara McLennan has published six books and numerous magazine and journal articles on various political, economic, and historical subjects. For two years she contributed columns and articles on local customs and local history to NorthernNeck.com, a local on-line newspaper serving the Rappahannock region of Virginia. She has served as a docent at Jamestown Settlement, the living history museum that commemorates the founding of the first permanent English settlement in North America. Currently she is assisting in preparation for new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and teaches at The College of William and Mary. Holding both Ph.D. and J.D. degrees, Barbara McLennan has served as a…