Hoping to Establish a Presence : Parley P. Pratt's 1851 Mission to Chile
Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F.,Neilson, Reid L.
Proclamation to the People : Nineteenth-century Mormonism and the Pacific Basin Frontier
Salt Lake City
The University of Utah Press
This essay discusses the mission of Parley P. Pratt to Valparaiso, Chile. Pratt was one of the first Mormon missionaries to set foot in South America, but it was short-lived because they left four months later without receiving a single convert.