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To Marry an Indian: The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823-1839
When nineteen-year-old Harriett Gold, from a prominent white family in Cornwall, Connecticut, announced in 1825 her intention to marry a Cherokee man, her shocked family initiated a spirited correspondence debating her decision to marry an Indian. Eventually, Gold's family members reconciled themselves to her wishes, and she married Elias Boudinot in 1826. After the marria ...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published April 4th 2005 by University of North Carolina Press
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