· Philadelphia
Later printing of this fictionalized version of the sad story of Elizabeth Whitman, told in epistolary style. The seduced and abandoned heroine was a cousin of the author; the Hon. Pierpont Edwards is here disguised under the guise of "Major Sanford.
BAL 6241 (for first ed.; III, p. 212 for later editions). Contemporary quarter morocco and marbled paper sides, much worn and abraded, spine reinforced with library cloth bearing paper shelving label. Title-page and several others stamped by a now-defunct institution. Pages waterstained, with inner margins reinforced in a few instances. (Inventory #: 4098)