Virginia Clay-Clopton, Ada Sterling. Big byte books, 1998
Virginia Clay-Clopton, Ada Sterling. Big byte books, 1998. She describes in wonderful detail her life in Washington, the sorrows and privations of the war, and her husband's incarceration after the war during his life-threatening illness. Once the war was over, Virginia Clay was right back in the midst of high society in Washington. She took her plea for her husband's release personally to Secretary of War Stanton, Lieutenant-General Grant, and right into the office of President Andrew Johnson. Old northern friends embraced her warmly and she was astonished to be welcomed back into social circles.
More by Virginia Clay-Clopton. A belle of the fifties; memoirs of Mrs. Clay, of Alabama. Virginia Clay-Clopton.
The author is Virginia Clay-Clopton, a Southerner, but Ada Sterling, presumably from the North, put it. .
The author is Virginia Clay-Clopton, a Southerner, but Ada Sterling, presumably from the North, put it "into narrative," as the title says. How genuine is it? You must be the judge. Put into narrative form by Ada Sterling.
Ada Sterling Virginia Clay-Clopton. This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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By Virginia Clay-Clopton.
By Virginia Clay-Clopton.
Sterling, Ada (Virginia Clay-Clopton). Blue cloth with gilt lettering and silver and gilt vignette of the belle herself. I am a stickler for this: Book MUST be returned IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING. Published by Doubleday, Page & Company, New York, 1905. Condition: Good Hardcover. Spine shows water damage (light wrinking, mild discoloration) Minor edgewear, tips of corners rubbed. Text is clean and bright, no marks. Books that are not carefully re-wrapped and sent back will NOT be accepted. If the book is returned damaged, I will ship it back to you for an additional.
Author Clay-Clopton, Virginia, 1825-1915. Categories: Nonfiction.
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Virginia Clay-Clopton (1825–1915) was a political hostess and activist in Alabama and Washington, DC. She was also known as Virginia Tunstall, Virginia Clay, and Mrs. Clement Claiborne Clay.