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Of Landlords, Leases, and Calico Indians

In 1845, James Fenimore Cooper wrote Satanstoe, the first novel of The Littlepage Manuscripts, a trilogy Cooper conceived as a fictional response to the New York “anti-rent” uprising that, since 1839, had pitted leasehold tenants against their patrician landlords.
Jack Trotter

Jack Trotter

Jack Trotter writes from Charleston, South Carolina.

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