Fortune and faith in old Chicago : a dual biography of Mayor Augustus Garrett and seminary founder Eliza Clark Garrett / Charles H. Cosgrove.

Author
Cosgrove, Charles H. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2020]
Description
xi, 306 pages ; 24 cm

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Summary note
"Augustus Garrett and Eliza Clark Garrett were a very influential couple in old Chicago. Augustus served two terms as mayor of Chicago. The story of his wife Eliza, the chronicle of a spiritual journey, reflects the struggles of sincere, pious women to come to terms with tragedy in an age when most people attributed every unhappy event as divinely determined"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Newburgh beginnings
  • Prosecuted and put to cost
  • The great fairy land of fortunes
  • Crash and conversion
  • The politician
  • Their separate spheres
  • The founder.
ISBN
  • 9780809337941 (hardcover)
  • 0809337940 (hardcover)
LCCN
2019023445
OCLC
1084330541
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