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The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797 Anne Hughes

The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797 By Anne Hughes

The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797 by Anne Hughes


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Summary

The original document, a journal kept by Anne Hughes at the end of the 18th century, is thought to have passed down to Jeanne Preston, who transcribed, edited or restored it so that it took on its current form.

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The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797 by Anne Hughes

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Table of Contents

Anne Hughes and mistress Ellis; Anne makes the bacon; Anne entertains; Anne - district nurse; the secret of Gunn's cot; Anne loses a good friend; lady Susan's necklace; harvest home; outcry about sheep-stealing; mistress Jones asks a few questions; a young parson visits the Hughes; the countryside goes to a wedding; alarums for Anne while John is away; Anne falls ill and John's mother is invited to pay a visit; a welcome for mistress Hughes; Carter's lad in mischief again; merrymaking in the Hughes household; a dish for cross husbands; the guests arrive for Anne's party; vanishment of a black cow; disturbances in the larder; mistress Ellis sells her farm; cousin Ned visits the Hughes; John takes umbrage; a "flighty bit" at the Ellises; John's mother opens her pansy wine; two betrothels at one party; Jack the pack-man pays a visit; Anne and Sarah gather a swarn of bees; a judgement on the Joneses; Anne makes ready for a journey; Sarah tries on her wedding veil; great preparation for Sarah's wedding; the wedding and Anne says good-bye to her book.

Additional information

GOR001565308
9780140157062
0140157069
The Diary of a Farmer's Wife 1796-1797 by Anne Hughes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1992-10-29
176
N/A
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