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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 030
Description they came there. There are more houses than their decaying race need, and they do not build new ones, nor could they build such as these. The large beams were perhaps brought by their forefathers from the San Francisco Mountain Forest, as there is no such timber near the Oraybe villages. Their ladders are made of Spruce wood, and have auger holes bored for the rungs. They look very old: but the people run up and down them like monkeys without bearing much weight upon them. There are several Moqui towns, but there does not seem to be much intercourse between their inhabitants, and they either affect, or really do, fail to understand each other's dialect. [TK: John Q.] Cannon was at four of their villages, but he could not understand whether the woman whom he called the Queen hd a power over any but her own townspeople. He says that as far as he could make it out, the power descended in the female line, and that the real Queen at Oraybe having died without leaving a daughter, her nearest female relation had succeeded to the privileges and duties of the post. She was a married woman, the wife of one Tuby. I asked whether he had heard that some people supposed the Moquis to be a remnant of the descendants of Prince Madoc's Welsh Colony. 41 He said, that they had taken a Welshman, Brother Llewellyn Harris, on purpose to try whether he could "Madoc was a quasi-historical Welsh prince circa 1170. Welsh legend has it that Madoc discovered America three hundred years before Columbus. T'arious claims of encountering Welsh-speaking Indians have served to keep the Madoc myth alive. Also the theme of Robert Southey's Mudoc. Southey (1774-1843), an English poet who wrote many epic poems and ballads, was poet laureate from 1813-1843. Columbiu Encyclopediu, Zd ed. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1950) 1194, and The Readm Encyclopediu (New York: William Rose Benot Crowell, 1848), 1052. 30
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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 327989
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327989