Voices from a trunk : the lost lives of the Quaker Eddisons, 1805-1867

"A chance discovery of a trunk of documents by the author opened up a window into the rapidly expanding cities of Leeds and London in the nineteenth century. Cholera epidemics, Luddite disruptions, hopeless medical interventions, the birth of the railways, a discovery of a murder, the mystery o...

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Main Author: Woodall, Sara, 1941- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Staunton, Virginia : American History Press, [2016]
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