Crete and James: personal letters of Lucretia and James Garfield
Crete and James is a collection of letters exchanged by James A. Garfield and Lucretia Rudolph Garfield during their courtship and marriage in the mid-19th century. Of the 1,200 or so letters written, the 300 included in this work chronicle their courtship and marriage, and also discuss the Civil War, political affairs, and the details of daily life during the years 1853-1881. The book consists of eleven chapters, some beginning with short introductions to the letters that follow. Brief editorial comments have been added throughout the letters. Crete and James will be of great interest to those studying women's history.
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