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Mormons at Home

FERRIS, Cornelia Woodcock

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(MORMONS). FERRIS,[Cornelia Woodcock]. The Mormons at Home; With Some Incidents of Travel from Missouri to California, 1852-3. In a Series of Letters. By Mrs. B.G. Ferris. N.Y., 1856. 1st ed. 299pp. plus advts. Orig. cloth. Offset from inlaid card or paper on first page of Preface and facing verso of titlepage. Spine slightly faded and chipped. Otherwise a very good copy, clean and sound. Howes F-99. Wagner-Camp 274. Flake 3330. Details of travel, white and Indian settlements and interactions with both along the route. In her Preface, the author states that "In Utah I could not well avoid some intercourse with its female society; and became, necessarily, conversant with the effect upon it of the more distinctive features of Mormonism." Many of the letters from Utah explore the experience of individual Mormon women: e.g., "Elder Snow and his Six Wives," "A Wife's Confession," "Conversation with a Wife of Brigham Young," "A Wedding," "A Woman's Martyrdom," etc. Bookseller Inventory # 45060

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Title: Mormons at Home

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