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By Fern J. Hill

ISBN-10: 074144643X

ISBN-13: 9780741446435

Charley Parkhurst ran clear of an orphanage, labored tough studying horse craft, and, over the resultant years, earned a trademark popularity using a six-up in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, and California in the course of the gold rush period. while demise overtook Charley, many long-time acquaintances and friends have been astounded to profit the tought previous stage-driver was once a well-endowed lady who had given start sooner or later in her lifestyles. A member of the all male self sustaining Order of strange Fellows, Charley used to be the single girl identified to have voted in California through the 1868 federal election, fifty-two years earlier than girls received the perfect to vote.

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