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Jessie Benton Fremont : a biography

Author: Pamela Herr
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jessie Benton Frâemont was the daughter of the powerful Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri and the wife of the explorer, general, politician, and scandalous businessman John Charles Frâemont.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Jessie Benton Frémont; John Charles Frémont; Jessie Benton Frémont; John Charles Frémont; Jessie Benton Frémont; Jessie B Fremont; Jessie Benton Frémont; John Charles Frémont
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Herr
ISBN: 0531150119 9780531150115
OCLC Number: 14519373
Description: xiii, 496 pages : 1 portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue, View from Los Angeles --
"Place a son would have had" --
Washington childhood --
Lessons of geography --
Miss English's Female Seminary --
Young lieutenant --
Making of a hero --
Waiting --
"Happy winter" --
Vagaries of reputation --
"I have no sympathy for the War" --
"New and painful epoch" --
"Proud lonely man" --
Voyage to El Dorado --
California metamorphosis --
Brief triumph --
Restless years --
Sound of cheering --
"Fremont and our Jessie" --
Retrenchment --
"Little White House" --
San Francisco idyll --
"General Jessie" --
"Quite a female politician" --
"This tenderness towards slavery" --
"Lost leader" --
Retreat to Pocabo --
Arizona reprieve --
Fireside history --
"California, of course" --
Affinity for tomatoes, olives, and the sea."
Responsibility: Pamela Herr.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_67118
991000263999705351

Abstract:

Jessie Benton Frâemont was the daughter of the powerful Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri and the wife of the explorer, general, politician, and scandalous businessman John Charles Frâemont.
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