By Mildred Lewis Rutherford
Initially released in 1920, Mildred Lewis Rutherford offers a good, impartial, neutral, unprejudiced and conscientious research of historical past to safe a relaxed cost of many difficult questions now inflicting competition among the north and the south.
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