Fern J. Hill's Charley's Choice: The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst PDF

By Fern J. Hill

ISBN-10: 074144643X

ISBN-13: 9780741446435

Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored challenging studying horse craft, and, over the consequent years, earned a trademark popularity using a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California throughout the gold rush period. while dying overtook Charley, many long-time buddies and neighbors have been astounded to benefit the tought outdated stage-driver used to be a well-endowed lady who had given delivery at some point soon in her lifestyles. A member of the all male self reliant Order of wierd Fellows, Charley was once the one lady identified to have voted in California in the course of the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years earlier than ladies gained the best to vote.

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