Frontier women : the trans-Mississippi West, 1840-1880 /

Chronicles the heroic achievements of America's frontier women.

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Main Author: Jeffrey, Julie Roy.
Corporate Author: Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Format: Book
Published:New York : Hill and Wang, 1979.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:American century series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Glimpses of western life
  • Ladies have the hardest time, that emigrate by land
  • A maid of all traids
  • Am beginning to feel quite civilized
  • The rarest commodity ... are women
  • If polygamy is the Lord's order, we must carry it out
  • Will she not overstep the bounds of propriety if she ventures into the arena of action?
  • Epilogue.