THE CROWN WON BUT NOT WORN; OR, M. LOUISE GREENE, A STUDENT OF FIVE YEARS AT KENT'S HILL, ME.

Boston: 1868 [wrapper date: 1867]. 162pp, stitched in original printed wrappers. Lightly worn, Very Good.

"A student at the Female College at Kent's Hill, Me.," M. Louise Greene "left that institution in a wretched state of mind," disappeared, until finally "her bleached remains were accidentally discovered in a lonely spot in the forest, in Auburn." The author is her father. He seeks here to rebut the claim, which left her memory in "infamy and disgrace," that she had been caught stealing from other students. Jonas Greene "carefully and candidly investigated this affair with the zeal and scrutiny of a deeply interested father." His conclusion: his daughter "was the victim of prejudice, improper treatment, erroneous or injudicious management, or culpable neglect."
Mr. Greene's charges, which he sets forth here in detail, did not go unanswered. The Trustees of the Female College responded in a pamphlet entitled, 'Libel Refuted: A Reply to Greene's Pamphlet.' Greene then published a Rejoinder.
Williamson 3896. Sabin 28605. OCLC locates eleven copies, as of June 2012. Item #28966

Price: $250.00

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