DOMESTIC BROILS: SHAKERS, ANTEBELLUM MARRIAGE AND THE NARRATIVES OF MARY AND JOESPH DYER MARY DYER, AND JOSEPH DYER INTRODUCED & EDITED BY ELIZABETH DE WOLFE

DOMESTIC BROILS: SHAKERS, ANTEBELLUM MARRIAGE
DOMESTIC BROILS: SHAKERS, ANTEBELLUM MARRIAGE
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De Wolfe reconstructs the bitter and widely publicized marital dispute between an early ninteenth-century Shaker man, Joseph Dyer, and his wife, Mary Marshall Dyer, who left him because she did not agree with Shaker practices. Mary Marshall Dyer tried to regain custody of her children and fought the Shaker establishment for the rest of her life after a long struggle to divorce Joseph Dyer. Paperback 176 pages