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Where Wagons Could Go

Where Wagons Could Go Narcissa Whitman and her husband Marcus went to Oregon as missionaries in accompanied by the Reverend Henry Spalding and his wife Eliza It was as Narcissa wrote an unheard of journey for fe

  • Title: Where Wagons Could Go
  • Author: Narcissa Whitman Clifford Merrill Drury Julie Roy Jeffrey Eliza Spalding
  • ISBN: 9780803266063
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Paperback
  • Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, went to Oregon as missionaries in 1836, accompanied by the Reverend Henry Spalding and his wife, Eliza It was, as Narcissa wrote, an unheard of journey for females Narcissa Whitman kept a diary during the long trip from New York and continued to write about her rigorous and amazing life at the Protestant mission near present daNarcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, went to Oregon as missionaries in 1836, accompanied by the Reverend Henry Spalding and his wife, Eliza It was, as Narcissa wrote, an unheard of journey for females Narcissa Whitman kept a diary during the long trip from New York and continued to write about her rigorous and amazing life at the Protestant mission near present day Walla Walla, Washington Her words convey her complex humanity and devotion to the Christian conversion and welfare of the Indians Clifford Drury sketches in the circumstances that, for the Whitmans, resulted in tragedy Eliza Spalding, equally devout and also artistic, relates her experiences in a pioneering venture Drury also includes the diary of Mary Augusta Dix Gray and a biographical sketch of Sarah Gilbert White Smith, later arrivals at the Whitman mission.

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    1. Narcissa Whitman, who with her companion Eliza Spalding, were the first white women to cross the Rocky Mountains, as well as the first women many of the mountain men had seen in many years; the first the western Native American tribes had ever seen. As a still unmarried woman, Narcissa Prentiss had petitioned the American Board of Foreign Missions to go among the Nez Percés to teach the gospel, where she became one of the best-known figures of the historic push to the Pacific Northwest. This is [...]

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