The Secret Diary of William Byrd of Westover 1709-1712
William Byrd of Westover, the most accomplished Virginian of his time, has long been remembered for his charming ‘History of the Dividing Line’, one of the few pieces of urbane and humorous writing in American colonial literature The publication of Byrd’s hitherto unknown diary, which he kept in shorthand for no eyes except his own, gives him a new importance to all persons interested in colonial life. This diary is the most complete revelation of the daily routine of a great plantation that has yet to come to light in the South.
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- Marion Tinling (Editor) Lewis B. Wright (Editor)(Author)
- Dietz Press; First edition (1941)
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