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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. vii-2
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  1. 1. A Puritan Family’s Progress: The Wells’s Migration from England to America (1634–1814)
  2. pp. 3-11
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  1. 2. Daniel H. Wells: From a Brief Childhood in New York to Frontier Life in Illinois (1814–1838)
  2. pp. 12-30
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  1. 3. A Bachelor Farmer in Commerce Becomes a Married Entrepreneur and Civic Leader in Nauvoo (1839–1841)
  2. pp. 31-45
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  1. 4. The Mormon Hegemony: Civic Controversy, Court Cases, and Family Conflict (1841–1844)
  2. pp. 46-60
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  1. 5. The Mormon Hegemony: Disaffection and Libel Lead to Mayhem and Murder (1843–1846)
  2. pp. 61-74
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  1. 6. The Decline of Nauvoo: Daniel Becomes a Mormon and Leads in the Battle of Nauvoo (1844–1846)
  2. pp. 75-94
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  1. 7. The Cost of Conversion: Travels to Winter Quarters and the Trail to Great Salt Lake City (1846–1848)
  2. pp. 95-110
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  1. 8. Deseret Home and New Callings: The Superintendent, the General, and the Attorney General (1848–1851)
  2. pp. 111-131
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  1. 9. Six Additional Wives, a Dozen Children, and Many Enterprises to Support the Family (1851–1855)
  2. pp. 132-152
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  1. 10. Fighting Indians or Feeding Them, Family Matters, and Brigham’s New Counselor (1855–1857)
  2. pp. 153-174
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  1. 11. The Utah Expedition, Causes and Consequences: A War of Lies and Egos, but No Casualties (1857–1858)
  2. pp. 175-203
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  1. 12. The Peace Commission and War by Other Means: Church, Territorial, and Federal Politics in Utah (1858–1859)
  2. pp. 204-225
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  1. 13. Family, Business, Church, and Politics in Utah while the Civil War Ravages the Nation (1860–1864)
  2. pp. 226-245
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  1. 14. The Wells Family Grows and Prospers during the Civil War (1860–1864)
  2. pp. 246-261
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  1. 15. Daniel’s First (Incomplete) Term as European Mission President (1864–1865)
  2. pp. 262-274
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  1. 16. Years of Defending Against Patient, Tenacious Raiders: Utah’s Black Hawk War (1865–1868)
  2. pp. 275-288
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  1. 17. Mayor of Salt Lake City: Defending the Faith, Fighting Crime, and Obtaining the Deed to the City (1868–1870)
  2. pp. 289-312
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  1. 18. Mormon versus Gentile in Railroads, Business, Government, and Religion (1870–1878)
  2. pp. 313-336
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  1. 19. Daniel Opposes the GLU, Defends Brigham, Escapes Drowning, and Dedicates a Temple (1875–1878)
  2. pp. 337-354
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  1. 20. From Counselor to Assistant, Trapped in Court, Imprisoned, and Paraded Home (1877–1879)
  2. pp. 355-372
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  1. 21. Wells Family Marriages, the Anti-polygamy Crusade, and a Second Mission in Europe (1880–1885)
  2. pp. 373-397
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  1. 22. Defending against Opposition in England while Tragedy Unfolds at Home (1886–1888)
  2. pp. 398-411
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  1. 23. Preparing for His Passing, President of the Temple, Death while still in Harness (1887–1891)
  2. pp. 412-420
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  1. Appendix A: The Wells Family in England and America (1484–1814)
  2. pp. 421-425
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  1. Appendix B: The Chapin Family in England and America (1484–1814)
  2. pp. 426-428
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 429-481
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 482-496
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  1. About the Author
  2. p. 497
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 498-508
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781607325475
MARC Record
OCLC
962353565
Launched on MUSE
2016-12-03
Open Access
No
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