TITLE

Cosmopolite's Mount Sinai Domains

AUTHOR(S)
Perry, Seth
PUB. DATE
June 2015
SOURCE
Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life;Spring2015, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses late 18th- and early 19th-century American itinerant preacher Lorenzo Dow. He began preaching after he became a Methodist in 1795, was known for wearing second-hand clothing, and in 1816 purchased more than 345,000 acres in what is now Wisconsin for $86,280 which he referred to as Cosmopolite's Mt. Sinai Domains. Topics explored include evangelicalism, religion and populism, and his 1804 marriage to his wife Peggy.
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47709763

 

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