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Charles Peirce
1804 Portsmouth Miscellany Young Ladies Academies Charles Peirce New Hampshire
Portsmouth New Hampshire: Peirce, Hill And Peirce, 1804. The Portsmouth Miscellany, or Lady's library improved : designed as a reading book, for the use of Young Ladies Academies prepared and published by Charles Peirce. November 1, 1804 [First edition] Portsmouth New Hampshire Printed by Peirce, Hill and Peirce 344 pages Uncommon first edition focusing on education and conduct of life for young women including Miss More's Essays and a list of books recommended for young ladies. Some topics include; On the danger of sentimental or romantic connections, the learning of women, friendship- love and marriage, amusements, thoughts on the cultivation of the heart and temper in the education of daughters, compassion, the character of a good wife, generosity, filial duties, historical beauties, pride, politeness of address and polish of manners, dangers arising from the world, and others. Charles Peirce (1771-1851) was a son of Daniel (1739-1803) and Ruth (Sargent) (1746-1800) Peirce and the great-great-grandson of Daniel (1638-1704) and Elizabeth Milward (1642-1709) Peirce. He was a publisher and bookseller in Portsmouth, N.H., from 1793 to 1814. After the death of his wife, Elizabeth Oliver Peirce, he removed to Philadelphia, and entered into partnership with his son-in-law, Cyrus Peirce in the wholesale grocery business. This partnership ended when Charles married, on 4 July 1816, Frances Blair the daughter of Dr. Samuel Blair. They removed to Germantown, Pa., where Charles was clerk of the Mayor's Court, and remained there until 1825 when they returned to Philadelphia. In 1848 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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