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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
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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, page 019
Description friend the "Silent Woman," so he went away with "Brother Lorenzo"J1 and Mr. Staines. They are choosing a new site for their temple here [TK: at St. George]. The immense hundred thousand dollar edifice they are finishing is not a temple, as I ignorantly called it, but a tabernacle, and is to be used only for meetings and Sunday School. The Mormons baptise [for their ancestors] only in the Temple. They have already laid the foundations of a temple about a mile from here, but the rains have undermined them.33 [TK: The excursion we made] Their visit to the "Black Bench" yesterday was to examine its capabilities as a site, but [TK: it appears that] the want of water ]TK: is much] sets them against it. I believe they ]TK: citizens of St. George are in favor of] have decided upon building at the head of this [TK: Main] street, where there is a sort of terrace below the Sugar Loaf Bluff. They call it Mt. Hope. The place would be more aptly called Mount Despair. K's [TK: sweet] friends the Piedes have peculiar Domestic Institutions. They never divorce their squaws, for the simple reason that they have no marriage ceremony whatever, keeping a squaw only while it suits them to do so, and then giving her away. When a young girl among them reaches womanhood, those who want her fight for her. Mount Hope was the scene of such a fight three years ago. - Horrible. Two Piedes sought the same young squaw [TK: and the strongest of 3'Lorenzo Dou Young, Brigham Young's brother, \vas a member of the party from Salt Lake City. "The temple site \vas found to be on an underground slvamp. The builders per- severed, ho\vever, and constructed extensive footings for the building. Also see note 117. 19
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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 327978
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327978