By L. J. Hawkins

ISBN-10: 151908465X

ISBN-13: 9781519084651

John Sayles, Jr. was once in love with Amey Olney Hawkins. Amey struggled to withstand her emotions for him. Their dating broke the social conventions of the patriarchal colonial society within which they lived. Amey was once 11 years older than John, and a widow with six teenagers. many of us didn't approve in their courting. Amey had an apprehension of re-marrying. In these occasions, the legislations gave husbands all of the energy in marriage. Amey didn't wish to be trapped into one other marriage the place she had no say in making the $64000 judgements referring to her existence and her children’s lives. John Sayles, Jr., even if, believed that via perseverance he may well switch Amey’s brain. A fictional account of a love tale that did ensue in mid-18th Century colonial windfall and the encompassing country-side. via a Postface which delineates what used to be real from what was once fictionalized within the novel. 3 appendixes are supplied with genealogical info at the Olneys, Hawkins and Sayles households of northern Rhode Island, together with windfall, North windfall, northern Johnston/Greenville, and Smithfield.

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