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The Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies [electronic resource]: The British Amazon, Commonly Called Mother Ross; Who Served as a Foot-Soldier and Dragoon, in Several Campaigns, Under King William and the Late Duke of Marlborough; Containing Variety of Transactions Both Serious and Diverting: Wherein She Gave Surprizing Proofs of Courage, Strength, and Dexterity in Handling All Sorts of Weapons, Rarely to Be Met With in the Contrary Sex; For Which, Besides Being Otherwise Rewarded, She Was Made a Pensioner of Chelsea College, by Queen Anne, Where Her Husband Now Is a Serjeant, and She Continued to Her Death. The Whole Taken From Her Own Mouth, and Known to Be True by Many Noblemen, Generals, and Other Officers, &C. Mentioned in Her Life, and Still Living, Who Served in Those Wars at the Same Time, and Were Witnesses of Her Uncommon Martial Bravery

Davies, Christian
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for R. Montagu, M,DCC,XLI. [1741]
Edition
The second edition. To which is added, an appendix, containing several remarkable passages, omitted in the former impression
Language
English
Description
iv, 87, [1];104, [16];20 p., plate : ports. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • The main text is in two parts, each with separate pagination and register. It is a reissue of the first edition of 1740, with a different titlepage and the addition of a plate. It has an index and a final advertisement leaf.
  • The appendix has separate pagination and register.
  • Formerly attributed to Daniel Defoe.
  • Not accepted as Defoe's by Moore
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T135929.
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