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Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxiii

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxiii
Description She immediately telegraphed her consent, keeping to herself her reservations: Success crowns our efforts, summer comes to smile on our lovely place, the house finished to my entire satisfaction, and, to my idea, a life's work of happy usefulness before us-and then sound drums and off we go, leaving it all to go to destruction. I have only one [intimation1 that he might go, and that is that we always get a little gleam of sunshine in our troubles before it comes on to storm very heavily. She occasionally recorded similar worries, feelings that she reduced Thomas's efforts to succeed by "domesticating" him. After reading a biography of Aaron Burr, she noted resem- blances to Thomas in Burr's proud, ambitious nature, then reflected on the wisdom of her influence: Finished Parton's Life ofAalan Bw; "not without tears." So much like Tom in so many things, I could not help thinking he might say, "Tom Kane, but for the grace of God." I keep Tom penned up here, when perhaps he ought to be distinguishing himself. But God knows, God will direct his steps. . .There is some of the same blood in our veins as flowed in Aaron Burr's. Thomas L. Kane returned from his Utah mission hard-pressed financially and without employment, yet he refused the late and reluctant offer of remuneration from the government. Instead, he and Elizabeth took their two small children, Harriet, four, and Elisha Kent, two, to the wild McKean and Elk coun- ties of remote northwestern Pennsylvania. Two-thirds of their lives were spent in these woods subduing nature, and one-third in Philadelphia pursuing the necessary paperwork to induce railroads and other industry to develop this mountain area. Their efforts, however, were interrupted by the Civil War. Thomas was the first Pennsylvanian to enlist and was given a . . . xx111
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327953
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327953