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Jessie Benton Fremont.
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Jessie started writing books and articles to support the family, and remained faithful to her husband, even when she heard rumors that he was being unfaithful. In , three months after having been allowed to resign with pension, rather than being drummed out of the Army for insubordination in an incident in California, John Fremont died in Burial: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los . Alter's re-creation of Jessie Ann Benton Fremont's () exceptional life lulls the reader into forgetting that it is fiction. The winner of a Spur for Mattie, Alter is a meticulous researcher b.
Jessie Benton Frémont (), the daughter of a Missouri Senator and wife of explorer John Charles Frémont, first came to California in , when she and her young daughter spent six months at her husband's newly-acquired ranch at Mariposas, miles east of San Francisco. The Frémonts also spent the years and at the Mariposas ranch before . Jessie Benton Fremont. 15 likes. Jessie Benton Fremont was the driving force behind the preservation of Yosemite Valley making it possible for John Muir to Followers:
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In this vivid biography, Jessie Benton Fremont's life reads like an epic romantic adventure set against the backdrop of America's move westward in the years before and after the Civil War.
Jessie was an educated and independent-minded woman whose passion and pluck saw her through great public triumphs and terrible personal by: 3. In accompanying essays, Herr (Jesse Benton Fremont: A Biography) and Spence (The Explorations of John Charles Fremont) illuminate Fremont's eloquent and touching letters, in which she lays out her fierce abolitionist stance, her love for her difficult and unreliable husband, and her decision to write a book (A Year of American Travel, ) in order to support her Cited by: 4.
I got this book because a photo of the real Jessie Benton Fremont was on the cover and I thought it was one of those historical photo books that I've seen in bookstores. Turns out that was the only photo. It was a small book written by Marguerite Higgins in /5. Jessie Benton Fremont’s most popular book is A Year of American Travel.
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Synopsis A favorite of President Andrew Jackson and the daughter of Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri, Jessie Benton was acquainted with the famous from childhood.
When the vivacious belle met John C. Fremont, "the handsomest young man who ever walked the streets of Washington", love bloomed. Jessie Ann Benton Frémont, née Jessie Ann Benton, (bornnear Lexington, Va., U.S.—died Dec.
27,Los Angeles, Calif.), American writer whose literary career arose largely from her writings in connection with her husband’s career and adventures and from the eventful life she led with him. Jessie Benton Frémont was a unique 19th-century woman because she had a powerful influence on public events.
Her role in John Charles Frémont’s emancipation proclamation, as well as her other public endeavors, made her a hero of the. His book, Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity and Helped Cause the Civil War, finds some similarities with today's political situation in the United.
When Sen. Thomas Hart Benton, one of Missouris first two senators and the great-uncle of the famous regionalist painter of the same name, was expecting his second child inhe hoped it would be a boy.
Although he was graced instead with a second girl, he named her Jessie (in honor of Author: Ilene Stone. A gentleman present, who remembered the maiden name of Mrs. Fremont (Jessie Benton), shouted “WE’LL GIVE ’EM JESSIE!” “Give ’em Jesse” was an old-fashioned way to say something like. Catherine Coffin Phillips, whose family knew Jessie Frémont during her last years in Los Angeles, had access to private letters.
Introducing this Bison Book edition is Christine Bold, an assistant professor of English at the University of Guelph, and the author of Selling the Wild West: Popular Western Fiction, to Jessie Benton Fremont was an American writer.
Her literary career arose largely from her writings in connection with her husband’s career and. Jessie Benton Frémont (frē´mŏnt), –, American author, b.
Lexington, Va.; daughter of Thomas H. Benton and wife of John Charles Frémont. Her elopement with the dashing Frémont caused a temporary break with her father. She was very helpful to her husband, aiding him in writing his able reports and encouraging his exploits.
Some degree of reconciliation occurred when Benton promoted Frémont’s famous explorations of the Great West. Jessie remained in Missouri with the couple’s young daughter, Lily, but she later helped to write and edit reports of her husband’s adventures, and these narratives spread the lure of the West to nineteenth-century America.
Jessie was the daughter of Sen. Thomas Hart Benton, the powerful sponsor of America's westward expansion, and Elizabeth McDowell, a fifth-generation Virginia belle. Bornnear Lexington, Va., Jessie inherited her father's qualities of spirit, imagination and intellect while gaining grace and etiquette from her : Daniel Alef.
JESSIE BENTON FREMONT by Pamela Herr ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ma A biography of the woman who previously was mentioned only in passing in histories of her famous father, Democratic Senator Thomas Hart Benton, and her famous husband, explorer, gold-rush millionaire, and Presidential candidate John Fremont.
Bold, talented, and ambitious, Jessie Benton Fremont was one of Victorian America's most controversial the daughter of powerful Senator Thomas Hart Benton of Missouri and the wife of John Charles Fremont - western explorer, presidential candidate, and Civil War general - she not only witnessed but struggled to influence many of the major events of her s: 1.
Jessie Benton Fremont, “The Origin of the Fremont Explorations,” Century Illustrated Magazine 41 (Mar. ):  “Fremont and the Blairs, ” San Francisco Bulletin, Oct. 5,  To Lydia Maria Child from Jessie Benton Frémont, Jul./Aug.in The Letters of Jessie Benton Frémont, ed.
Pamela Herr and Mary Lee Spence. John Charles Frémont, Jessie Benton Frémont Full view - MEMOIRS OF MY LIFE John Charles Fremont, Clarke & Company Belford No preview available - Reviews: 1. Imperfect Union How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War Jessie Benton Frémont.
cultural moment in his role as the host of NPR’s “Morning Edition,” has given us a history to learn from in his book Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jessie Benton Fremont books online.
Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Benton’s special project was the West, which became John and Jessie Frémont’s project, too. Inskeep covered an earlier American West in his book “ Jacksonland,” on Andrew Jackson and the.