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To Marry an Indian: The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823-1839

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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
Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published March 8th 2006 by The University of North Carolina Press
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Danielle Apple
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A rare look at the times and controversial topics of the day, through the eyes of people who lived it. By reading letters, and getting some explanation from the narrator, I have a better picture of what it was like to live, "save face", and keep loves ones close no matter how angry they make each other. I picked up many details and search terms that would otherwise have been found haphazardly through third and fourth party sources. I picked this up for research and am glad I did. ...more
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