Год издания: 2008
Издатель: University of South Carolina Press
Количество страниц: 164
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Dearest Hugh offers a window into courtship during the early twentieth century through a collection of some three hundred love letters exchanged between Gabrielle Drake and Hugh McColl from 1900 to 1901. Edited by Suzanne Cameron Linder Hurley, this correspondence illustrates the hopes and sacrifices of an upper-class couple forging a marriage in a small southern town. A resident of Bennettsville, South Carolina, Hugh McColl enjoyed the social status that came with being the son of the president of the Bank of Marlboro. Hugh was twenty-seven and worked as a bank cashier at the time he began courting Gabrielle Drake in 1900. She was the daughter of James A. Drake, the clerk of court for Marlboro County, and was also a new graduate of Converse College, teaching at Bennettsville Graded School. The couple became engaged in May of 1901 and wed that November. Although most of their courting visits were chaperoned, Hugh and Gabrielle could speak more freely in their...