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Life writings of frontier women. Vol. 3 [electronic resource] : being the autobiography of a Mormon missionary widow and pioneer / edited by S. George Ellsworth.

By: Pratt, Louisa Barnes, 1802-1880.
Contributor(s): Ellsworth, S. George (Samuel George), 1916-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 420 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780874213058 (electronic bk.); 0874213053 (electronic bk.); 0585033668 (electronic bk.); 9780585033662 (electronic bk.).Other title: History of Louisa Barnes Pratt.Subject(s): Pratt, Louisa Barnes, 1802-1880 | Mormons -- United States -- Biography | Frontier and pioneer life | Pratt, Louisa Barnes, 1802-1880 | History | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Religious | RELIGION -- Christianity -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Life writings of frontier women. Vol. 3.DDC classification: 289.3/092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In her memoir, and 1870s revision of her journal and diary, Louisa Barnes Pratt tells of childhood in Massachusetts and Canada during the War of 1812, and independent career as a teacher and seamstress in New England, and her marriage to the Boston seaman Addison Pratt. Converting to the LDS Church, the Pratts moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, from where Brigham Young sent Addison on the first of the long missions to the Society Islands that would leave Louisa on her own. As a sole available parent, she hauled her children west to Winter Quarters, to Utah in 1848, to California, and, in Addison's wake.
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"A New England youth, at Nauvoo and Salt Lake City, mission to the Society Islands, Mormon life in California, pioneering in Beaver, Utah."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [402]-404) and index.

In her memoir, and 1870s revision of her journal and diary, Louisa Barnes Pratt tells of childhood in Massachusetts and Canada during the War of 1812, and independent career as a teacher and seamstress in New England, and her marriage to the Boston seaman Addison Pratt. Converting to the LDS Church, the Pratts moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, from where Brigham Young sent Addison on the first of the long missions to the Society Islands that would leave Louisa on her own. As a sole available parent, she hauled her children west to Winter Quarters, to Utah in 1848, to California, and, in Addison's wake.

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Life writings of frontier women. by Pratt, Louisa Barnes, ©1998
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