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The Women of Mormondom

Edward Tullidge, a 19th-century playwright and convert to the Church, was fascinated by the women who had helped shape the early decades of the Restoration and decided to write a book about their character and accomplishments. “So strange and thrilling is their story,” he wrote in The Women of Mormondom, “that neither history nor fable affords a perfect example; yet it is a reality of our own times.”

Edward W. Tullidge, The Women of Mormondom (1877), 1