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Williams, F P

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1848-1930) US author of Hallie Marshall: A True Daughter of the South (1900), an Alternate History in which the South has won the American Civil War after its victory at Gettysburg; as witnessed by a visitor from our world, the "Southland", which retains slavery, continues to flourish in 1900. Blacks, here normally called darkies, are more than content (see Race in SF). The visitor falls in love with Hallie Marshall, but is wrested back to cruel New England. [JC]

Frank Purdy Williams

born Brooklyn [now New York], New York: 12 April 1848

died Austin, Texas: 22 April 1930



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