Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris

Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris[Epub] ❦ Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris Author Melissa Lambert Milewski – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Mary Lois Walker Morris was a Mormon woman who challenged both American ideas about marriage and the US legal system Before the Manifesto provides a glimpse into her world as the polygamous wife of a Mary Lois Walker Morris was Manifesto: The PDF ✓ a Mormon woman who challenged both American ideas about marriage and the US legal system Before the Manifesto provides a glimpse into her world as the polygamous wife of a prominent Salt Lake City businessman during a time of great transition in Utah This account of her life as a convert milliner active community member mother and wife begins in England where her family joined the Mormon church details her journey across the plains and describes life Before the eBook ´ in Utah in the s Her experiences were unusual as following her first husband's deathbed reuest she married his brother as a plural wife in the Old Testament tradition of levirate marriage Mary Morris's memoir frames her to diary with both reflections on earlier years and passages that parallel entries in the day book giving readers a better understanding of how she retrospectively saw her life The thoroughly annotated diary offers the daily experience of a woman who kept a largely the Manifesto: The Epub â self sufficient household had a wide social network ran her own business wrote poetry and was intellectually curious The years of the Raid the Manifesto: The Life Writings eBook ´ federal prosecution of polygamists led Mary and Elias Morris to hide their marriage on the underground and her to perjury in court during Elias's trial for unlawful cohabitation The book ends with Mary Lois's arrival at the Salt Lake Depot after three years in exile in Mexico with a polygamist colony. As a primary source preserving an important piece of MormonLDS history this book is invaluable Both the memoir and the daily journal are fascinating glimpses into life during a different though not so distant time period As a piece of scholarship this is probably less than three stars needed closer editing both in terms of content and also copy editing In need of editing but an interesting view into the true life of a polygamous LDS woman Recorded in her journals Mary was a devout woman who did not have a particularly happy experience with polygamy yet supported it fully as her duty She found much joy and sorrow in her life; her family and the church were extremely important to her

Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois
  • Hardcover
  • 656 pages
  • Before the Manifesto: The Life Writings of Mary Lois Walker Morris
  • Melissa Lambert Milewski
  • English
  • 20 January 2014
  • 9780874216448