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Simple Facts; or, The History of an Orphan

 

Author

Mrs Mathews

Title

Simple Facts; or, The History of an Orphan

Place

London

Publisher

Author

Printer

Low

Date

1793

Edition

First

Volumes

2

Description

12mo. Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt, red and green labels.

The heroine rejects suitor after suitor, as she waits for her accepted lover, Charles Palmer, to return from India with a suitable fortune. Persecuted by family and friends, abducted and held captive by one over-zealous lover, Maria exhibits strength of mind and perfect virtue throughout the tale, finally reaping her reward on her lover's triumphant return.

 

Summary

Simple Facts   

 
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