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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Read by Lynne Carroll


Elinore Pruitt Stewart


The writer of the following letters is a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for hers…

01 - Chapter 1

In A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

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James E. Seaver


Mrs. Mary Jemison was taken by the Indians, in the year 1755, when only about twelve years of age, and has continued to reside amongst them …

14 - Vegetable Marrow

In The Family Kitchen Gardener

Read by Lynne Carroll


Robert Buist


The Family Kitchen Gardener contains plain and accurate descriptions (ca 1847) of all the different species and varieties of specifically Am…

01 - Connie Willis

In Letters on an Elk Hunt

Read by Lynne Carroll


Elinore Pruitt Stewart


This is a sequel to Letters of a Woman Homesteader in which Elinore Rupert (Pruitt) Stewart describes her arrival and early years on a Burnt…