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She Would Be a Soldier

The Plains of Chippewa

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Published: 1819
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,055 / 60 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 304
Added to site: 2009.06.27 24554
Genre: Drama


I still, however, retain a warm interest for the success of the drama, and all who are entitled to success engaged in sustaining it, and to none greater than to yourself, who have done more, in actual labour and successful efforts, than any man in America. That you may realize all you have promised yourself, and all that you are richly entitled to, is the sincere wish of

Dear sir, Your friend and servant, M. M. NOAH.

Wm. Dunlap, Esq.


[1] John Kerr wrote "The Wandering Boys; or, The Castle of Olival" (1823), which Dr. Atkinson believes was taken from the same French source as Noah's piece.

[2] She Would Be A Soldier,/or the/Plains of Chippewa;/An Historical Drama,/In Three Acts./By M. M. Noah./Performed for the first time on the 21st/of June, 1819./ New-York:/Published at Longworth's Dramatic Repository./Shakspeare Gallery./ G. L. Birch & Co. Printers./1819./[At one time, Edwin Forrest played the Indian in this piece.]

[3] Catherine Leesugg m



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