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By L. J. Hawkins

John Sayles, Jr. was once in love with Amey Olney Hawkins. Amey struggled to withstand her emotions for him. Their dating broke the social conventions of the patriarchal colonial society during which they lived. Amey used to be 11 years older than John, and a widow with six little ones. many folks didn't approve in their courting. Amey had an apprehension of re-marrying. In these occasions, the legislations gave husbands the entire energy in marriage. Amey didn't wish to be trapped into one other marriage the place she had no say in making the real judgements pertaining to her existence and her children’s lives. John Sayles, Jr., although, believed that via perseverance he may possibly switch Amey’s brain. A fictional account of a love tale that did take place in mid-18th Century colonial windfall and the encompassing country-side. by means of a Postface which delineates what used to be precise from what was once fictionalized within the novel. 3 appendixes are supplied with genealogical info at the Olneys, Hawkins and Sayles households of northern Rhode Island, together with windfall, North windfall, northern Johnston/Greenville, and Smithfield.

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