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Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman

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Narcissa Whitman and her husband, Marcus, were pioneer missionaries to the Cayuse Indians in Oregon Territory. Narcissa grew up in western New York State, her values and attitudes carefully shaped by her mother. Very much a child of the Second Great Awakening, she eagerly embraced the burgeoning evangelical missionary movement. Following her marriage to Marcus Whitman, she spent most of 1836 traveling overland with him to Oregon. Narcissa enthusiastically began service as a missionary there, hoping to see many -benighted- ...

Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman 1994, University of Oklahoma Press, Oklahoma

ISBN-13: 9780806126234

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Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman 1991, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806123592

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