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The Lost Virgin of the South: A Tale of Truth, Connected With the History of the Indian War in the South, in the Years 1812-13-14 and 15, and Gen. Jackson, Now President of the U. States
By Don Pedro Casender .
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- 327 p. 18 cm.
- Tallahassee : Published by and for M. Smith, 1831.
- Top of page 116-117 torn away, possibly censored because of a reference to the 13-year old heroine's breasts. Text replaced in facsimile.
- The first novel published in Florida, set in Florida and Alabama. The story concerns a shipwreck at Key Biscayne, where some of the survivors were captured by Indians. Describes incidents during the Indian wars in Alabama, and Jackson's campaign of 1814 culminating in the Battle of New Orleans.
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- SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: 20th century marbled boards with morocco backstrip. Clifton Waller Barrett Library, Michael Smith Collection. President's Fund; William & Elizabeth Morris Fund; William O'Neal Fund; Special Collections Gifts Fund and Robert & Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, and 2007/2008. One of 42 fiction titles listed in Wright I that were published in the antebellum South.
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- Wright, L.H. Amer. fict., 1774-1850, 2459.
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