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A Muslim in Victorian AmericaThe Life of Alexander Russell Webb$
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Umar F. Abd-Allah

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195187281

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195187288.001.0001

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 Go West, Young Man

 Go West, Young Man

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A Muslim in Victorian America

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins with a description of Webb's move to Chicago where he worked as a jeweler. Webb married Laura Conger in Chicago on May 4, 1870, but she disappeared the night of the Great Fire. It then focuses on his move moved to Unionville, Missouri, where he joined the Unionville Republican as coeditor and coproprietor in partnership with the paper's founder, W. T. O'Bryant. The chapter then describes his life in St. Joseph and St. Louis, Missouri.

Keywords:   Laura Conger, Chicago, Great Fire, Unionville, Missouri, Muslim American, W. T. O'Bryant

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