By Martha Jane Brazy
AUTHOR BIO: Martha Jane Brazy is an assistant professor of historical past on the college of South Alabama in Mobile.
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An American Planter: Stephen Duncan of Antebellum Natchez And New York (Southern Biography Series) by Martha Jane Brazy