An Excerpt from Betsey Hull’s Wedding

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Betsey Hull's Wedding

The Whole History of Grandfather’s Chair, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, gives the readers a peek into life in colonial New England. In this excerpt, the mint master gives a dowry that equals his daughter’s weight. Ideal for 5th and 6th graders, to get a glimpse of colonial New England lifestyle. This ebook is available in the public domain.

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