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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
Format application/pdf
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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
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
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Title Gentile Account, page 020
Description the friends and relatives of the rivals-also according to their custom-assembled to back them]. All their friends and rela- tives assembled, and there was a general melee. There were ten to twelve strong men on each side, each clinging to the man in front of him, the last grasping a limb or other part of the person of the unfortunate. She was so cruelly torn and maimed that they finally left her for dead on the ground. After dark, the Mormons removed her, and she lived to be sent to a distant settlement; where she languished some time before dying. Poor young Pi-ede girls occasionally escape from their tribe when they know that the time for their "courtship" is approaching, and hide among the Mormons. I asked the Mormon sister who told me this why they did not always do so, and she returned the singular answer that the Creator had implanted ineradicably in the breast of Woman the conviction of the truth declared in the Bible that She was made for Man, to subject to him; and that Custom had made some of the consequences of that truth less shocking to the squaw than they would appear to those who had other cus- toms. Even the Saints' custom of Polygamy appeared revolting to me. she understood. Besides, she said, if a young squaw did run, every one's hand would be against her, first of all the other squaws' and she would certainly be killed or tortured if she failed to reach a Mormon village unseen. "Partout c'est un triste metier; celle de femme." ["I 11 `t n a I is a sad position, that of woman."] The Silent D ame and I went to see a lovely-looking woman today, whom I am fast learning to know very well. Referring to a conversation last week she said she had been wishing to see 20
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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 327979
Reference URL