Book Review Assignment-letters of a woman homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart

The book is all about the 26 letters that were written by Elinore to Mrs. Coney who was her former employer. The letters span for a period of four years from 1909 to 1913.

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This ownership deal was enticing as it gave the homesteaders four times the acreage of land that they would have acquired from the previous act. The Homestead Act was eventually enlarged in 1909 which allowed the claiming of up to 320 acres of land in areas which were arid.

Bibliography
Elinore, Pruitt. Letters of a Woman Homesteader. Bison Books: University of Nebraska Press. Copyright 1961; Originally published 1914.

  • Length: 1470 Words (4)
  • Rating:Stronger Essays
  • Price: $20
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