Recollections of Past Days: The Autobiography of Patience Loader Rozsa Archer [NOOK Book]

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Patience Loader has become an icon for the disastrous winter entrapment of the Martin and Willie handcart companies, who traveled the Mormon Trail in the 1850s. Her autobiography offers an important record of those events, but also of much more. Wife of a Civil War soldier, Patience served as an army laundress in Washington DC and ran a boarding house as well. After the war, her husband died of consumption, and Patience returned to Utah alone, where she became a cook in a ...
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Recollections of Past Days: The Autobiography of Patience Loader Rozsa Archer

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Overview

Patience Loader has become an icon for the disastrous winter entrapment of the Martin and Willie handcart companies, who traveled the Mormon Trail in the 1850s. Her autobiography offers an important record of those events, but also of much more. Wife of a Civil War soldier, Patience served as an army laundress in Washington DC and ran a boarding house as well. After the war, her husband died of consumption, and Patience returned to Utah alone, where she became a cook in a mining camp.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874215311
  • Publisher: Utah State University Press
  • Publication date: 3/10/2006
  • Series: Life Writings Frontier Women , #8
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Sandra Petree teaches literature as a member of the English faculty at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and was originally drawn to this autobiography as a literary text. While her historical annotation is thorough, she also considers the memoir as the self-inscription of an ordinary woman who did extraordinary things and then, as best she could, gave them a vivid expressive form. Petree = s edition of Loader fits well the literary as well as historical aims of series editor Maureen Ursenbach Beecher.
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Table of Contents


Contents
Acknowledgments 000
Introduction 000
"Reccolections of past days"
England,
1827-December 1855 000
On the John J. Boyd,
December 1855-February 1856 000
America,
February-July 1856 000
Starting Westward,
July 3-July 28, 1856 000
On the Plains,
July 28-November 30, 1856 000
In the Valley,
November 30, 1856-December 1858 000
Camp Floyd,
December 1858-July 27, 1861 000
On the Trail to Washington,
July 27, 1861-November 1861 000
Washington,
November 1861-April 1866 000
Back to Utah,
April 1866-July 21, 1866 000
Back in the Valley,
July 21, 1866-1872 000
Afterword 000
Appendices
Appendix 1
James and Amy Britnell Loader Genealogy Chart 000
Appendix 2
John and Patience Loader Rozsa Genealogy Chart 000
Appendix 3
Transcript of Article from The Latter-day Saints Millennial Star, December 22, 1855 (Article by Franklin D. Richards on
Handcart Emigration) 000
Appendix 4
Transcript of Article from The Mormon, December 1, 1855
(Article by John Taylor on Handcart Emigration) 000
Appendix 5
Transcript of Article from The Millennial Star, June 14, 1855
(Letters between Patience Loader and John Jaques) 000
Appendix 6
Letter from Marshall Loader to Amy Britnell Loader,
August 6, 1857 000
Appendix 7
Letter from Patience Loader Rozsa Archer to Tamar Loader
Ricks, November 17, 1914 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000
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    Weaponry

    * a tent with a few guns and bullets. Small handmade blades or axes can be found here. I will post when we have no more guns or bullets. After the guns & bullets are depleted, stone age weapons like spears, bow & arrow, and knives will have to be made by hand*

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