An Englishwoman in Utah
The Story of A Life's Experience in Mormonism
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An Englishwoman in Utah The Story of A Life's Experience in Mormonism

By Mrs. T. B. H. Stenhouse
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  • PREFACE BY MRS. HARRIET BEECHER STOWE.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • AN ENGLISHWOMAN IN UTAH.
    • CHAPTER I. MY EARLY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER II. MY FIRST INTRODUCTION TO MORMONISM.
    • CHAPTER III. THE LABOUR OF MY LIFE BEGUN:—HOW THE MORMON MISSIONARIES MADE CONVERTS.
    • CHAPTER IV. LIFE AMONG THE SAINTS—MY NEW ENGAGEMENTS.
    • CHAPTER V. THE FIRST WHISPERINGS OF POLYGAMY.
    • CHAPTER VI. MY HUSBAND’S MISSION—I AM LEFT ALONE.
    • CHAPTER VII. OUR MISSION IN SWITZERLAND—MUTTERINGS OF THE COMING STORM.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE REVELATION ON “CELESTIAL MARRIAGE.”
    • CHAPTER IX. MISSIONARY WORK—TEACHING POLYGAMY.
    • CHAPTER X. MORMONISM IN ENGLAND—PREPARING TO EMIGRATE.
    • CHAPTER XI. EMIGRATING TO ZION:—WE ARRIVE IN NEW YORK.
    • CHAPTER XII. LIFE IN NEW YORK:—CONDUCTING A MORMON PAPER.
    • CHAPTER XIII. SAINTLY PILGRIMS ON THE WAY—THE “DIVINE” HAND-CART SCHEME.
    • CHAPTER XIV. A TERRIBLE STORY:—THE HAND-CART EMIGRANTS CROSSING THE PLAINS.
    • CHAPTER XV. MARY BURTON’S STORY CONTINUED:—TERRIBLE ENDING OF THE HAND-CART SCHEME.
    • CHAPTER XVI. WE FORSAKE ALL, AND SET OUT FOR ZION:—OUR JOURNEY ACROSS THE PLAINS.
    • CHAPTER XVII. MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF THE CITY OF THE SAINTS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. BRIGHAM YOUNG AT HOME:—WE VISIT THE PROPHET AND HIS WIVES.
    • CHAPTER XIX. THE WIVES OF BRIGHAM YOUNG:—THEIR HISTORY AND THEIR DAILY LIFE.
      • MRS. MARY ANN ANGELL YOUNG. [Number One.]
      • LUCY DECKER SEELY YOUNG. [Number Two.]
      • CLARA DECKER YOUNG. [Number Three.]
      • HARRIET COOK YOUNG. [Number Four.]
      • LUCY BIGELOW YOUNG. [Number Five.]
      • MRS. TWISS YOUNG. [Number Six.]
      • MARTHA BOWKER YOUNG. [Number Seven.]
      • HARRIET BARNEY SEAGERS YOUNG. [Number Eight.]
      • ELIZA BURGESS YOUNG. [Number Nine.]
      • SUSAN SNIVELY YOUNG. [Number Ten.]
      • MARGARET PIERCE YOUNG. [Number Eleven.]
      • EMMELINE FREE YOUNG. [Number Twelve.]
      • AMELIA FOLSOM YOUNG. [Number Thirteen.]
      • MARY VAN COTT COBB YOUNG. [Number Fourteen.]
      • ELIZA-ANN WEBB DEE YOUNG. [Number Fifteen.]
      • “MISS” ELIZA R. SNOW. [Number Sixteen.]
      • ZINA D. HUNTINGTON JACOBS YOUNG. [Number Seventeen.]
      • EMILY PARTRIDGE YOUNG. [Number Eighteen.]
      • AUGUSTA COBB YOUNG. [Number Nineteen.]
    • CHAPTER XX. WAYS AND WORKS OF THE SAINTS:—THE PROPHET’S MILLINERY BILL.
    • CHAPTER XXI. MYSTERIES OF THE ENDOWMENT HOUSE—FEARFUL OATHS AND SECRET CEREMONIES.
    • CHAPTER XXII. SECRETS OF SAINTLY SPOUSES:—A VISIT FROM MY TALKATIVE FRIEND.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. SOCIAL LIFE IN SALT LAKE CITY:—BALL-ROOMS, “WALL-FLOWERS,” AND DIVORCE.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. THE ORIGIN OF “THE REFORMATION:”—EXTRAORDINARY DOINGS OF THE SAINTS.
    • CHAPTER XXV. THE “REIGN OF TERROR” IN UTAH:—THE REFORMATION OF THE SAINTS.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE:—“I WILL REPAY, SAITH THE LORD.”
    • CHAPTER XXVII. WHAT WOMEN SUFFER IN POLYGAMY:—THE STORY OF MARY BURTON.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. HOW MARRIAGES ARE MADE IN UTAH—A NEW WIFE FOUND FOR MY HUSBAND.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. TAKING A SECOND WIFE:—THE EXPERIENCE OF THE FIRST.
    • CHAPTER XXX. TRIALS—THE SECOND WIFE CHOSEN—SHADOWS OF LIFE.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. MARRIAGE FOR THE DEAD—ENTERING INTO POLYGAMY—THE NEW WIFE.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. DOMESTIC ARRANGEMENTS OF THE SAINTS:—POLYGAMY FROM A WOMAN’S STANDPOINT.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF POLYGAMY—MARRIAGE AND BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. MY DAUGHTER BECOMES THE FOURTH WIFE OF BRIGHAM YOUNG’S SON—THE SECOND ENDOWMENTS.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. REALITIES OF POLYGAMIC LIFE—ORSON PRATT: THE STORY OF HIS YOUNG ENGLISH WIFE.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. “OUR” HUSBAND’S FIANCÉE—A SECOND WIFE’S SORROWS—STEPS TOWARDS APOSTASY.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. SOME CURIOUS COURTSHIPS—BRIGHAM RUINS OUR FORTUNES—BELINDA DIVORCES “OUR” HUSBAND.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. MARY BURTON—LIFE’S JOURNEY ENDED: REST AT LAST.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. MY HUSBAND DISFELLOWSHIPPED—WE APOSTATIZE—BRUTAL OUTRAGE UPON MY HUSBAND AND MYSELF.
    • CHAPTER XL. AMUSING TROUBLES OF MY TALKATIVE FRIEND—CHARLOTTE WITH THE GOLDEN HAIR!
    • CHAPTER XLI. AFTER WE LEFT THE CHURCH—INTERESTING FACTS AND FIGURES—THE MORMONISM AND MORMONS OF TO-DAY.
    • L’ENVOI.
    • POSTSCRIPT.
    • CHAPTER XLIV. MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE—COMPLETE CONFESSION OF BISHOP JOHN D. LEE.
    • KILLING A RIVAL PROPHET.
    • FOOTNOTES
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