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Winter quarters: the 1846-1848 life writings of Mary Haskin Parker Richards

Winter quarters: the 1846-1848 life writings of Mary Haskin Parker Richards

Richards, Mary Haskin Parker, 1823-1860; Ward, Maurine Carr, 1939-

Mary Richard's journals and letters record a young woman's rare, but richly detailed view of life in the temporary Mormon pioneer communities in Iowa. "Mary Richard's journals and letters record a young woman's rare, but richly detailed view of life in the temporary Mormon pioneer communities in Iowa."--Publisher's description

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books. Biography. Dagboeken (vorm).
Published Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press 1996

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Statement of responsibility: edited by Maurine Carr Ward
ISBN: 0585098484, 0874212073, 0874213029, 9780585098487, 9780874212075, 9780874213027
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-319) and index.
Note: Print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 336 pages) : illustrations, maps.
System: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series: Life writings of frontier women ; v. 1
Subject: HISTORY State & Local.; History.; Pioneers.; Women pioneers Missouri River Valley Biography.; Mormon pioneers Missouri River Valley Biography.; Mormon women Missouri River Valley Biography.; Mormon pioneers.; Missouri River Valley Biography.; Missouri River Valley.; Pioneers Missouri River Valley Biography.; Richards, Mary Haskin Parker, 1823-1860; Mormons Missouri River Valley Biography.; Richards, Mary Haskin Parker, 1823-1860.; HISTORY United States 19th Century.; Women pioneers.; BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Historical.; Mormon women.; Verenigde Staten.
Restrictions: Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.]: HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Series Title: Life writings of frontier women ; v. 1.
Local note: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Open Access

Contents

  1. The Fabric of Life
  2. A Scribe for the Women
  3. "One of the Most beautyfull valeys"
  4. "Weept about an houre & ... felt some better"
  5. Sleeping on the "soft side of a bord"
  6. "Our tent was crowded all day with folks coming in"
  7. "These Hills are the Works of thy hands"
  8. 'Tis when I an Sick that I miss you the most"
  9. As "a steam Boat hove in sight"
  10. Bibliographical Register.