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Antebellum Plantation Household : Including the South Carolina Low Country Receipts and Remedies of Emily Wharton Sinkler with Eighty-Two Newly Discove
by Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq


Overview - At the age of nineteen Emily Wharton married Charles Sinkler and moved eight hundred miles from her Philadelphia home to a cotton plantation in an isolated area in the South Carolina Lowcountry. In monthly letters to her northern family, she recorded keen observations about her adopted home, and in a receipt book she assembled a trusted collection of culinary and medicinal recipes reflecting her ties to both North and South.  Read more...

 
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Overview
At the age of nineteen Emily Wharton married Charles Sinkler and moved eight hundred miles from her Philadelphia home to a cotton plantation in an isolated area in the South Carolina Lowcountry. In monthly letters to her northern family, she recorded keen observations about her adopted home, and in a receipt book she assembled a trusted collection of culinary and medicinal recipes reflecting her ties to both North and South. Together with an extensive biographical and historical introduction by Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq, these documents provide a flavorful record of plantation cooking, folk medicine, travel, and social life in the antebellum South.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781611175424
  • ISBN-10: 1611175429
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.78 pounds


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Books > History > United States - State & Local - South
Books > History > United States - 19th Century
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