In Tender Consideration

In Tender Consideration : Women, Families, and the Law in Abraham Lincoln's Illinois

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The treatment of destitute widows, jilted brides, and illegitimate children in antebellum Illinoisshow more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 218 x 20mm | 358.34g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252073398
  • 9780252073397

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"Daniel Stowell has compiled a captivating collection of essays that illuminate the complexity of the field of family law that was emerging in antebellum Illinois.... This fascinating and ambitious project succeeds at every level and reflects the tremendous potential of the historian's craft skillfully employed."show more

About Daniel W. Stowell

Daniel W. Stowell, the director of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln project, is the author of Rebuilding Zion: The Religious Reconstruction of the South, 1863-1877.show more

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