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8 Acknowledgments 11 Foreword Thomas Hills Cook 13 Prologue Richard C. von Hess 16 Preface 19 Wright's Ferry Mansion: An Historical Overview 25 Susanna Wright and Her Family 73 The Mansion's Interior: The Rooms and Their Furnishings appendix 139 Selected Letters 189 Poetry 229 Wills and Inventories 261 The Library of Susanna Wright 269 Miscellaneous Documents 275 Description of Susanna Wright by Deborah Norris Logan 281 Susanna Wright's Treatise on the Raising of Silk Worms 285 James Wright's Treatise on Hops and Hemp Growing 293 Selected Bibliography 296 Index 303 Photography Credits
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Wright's Ferry Mansion (Columbia, Pa.).
Wright, Susanna, 1697-1784 -- Homes and haunts -- Pennsylvania -- Columbia.
Wright family -- Homes and haunts -- Pennsylvania -- Columbia.
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Columbia.
House furnishings -- Pennsylvania -- Columbia.
Columbia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Columbia (Pa.) -- Biography.
Columbia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources.