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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 031
Description understand them, but he failed to find more than one or two words that were identical. "Peek" for instance, means a kind of flat bread baked on a stone in front of the fire, in both languages. We walked to the great Tabernacle to Meeting, after lunch. It is unfinished still, and as they are plastering the basement, the Meeting was held in the immense empty church above. The great size of th d k e ar red stone courses of the wall struck me in comparison with the slenderness and poor quality of the timbers. K. said that I would not think so ill of it if I had not been spoiled by the timber I see in our own lumber yards in the Allegheny Mountain. A rough platform had been erected for the speakers, elders, and honoured guests, and a little stove was glowing beside my chair, so that I was unpleasantly warm, but I noticed that there was a strong draught, and that several people on the platform buttoned their great-coats, and one tied a spotted handkerchief round his head. S-Qcame in very late, threw his handkerchief over his head, and subsided immediately. In meditation? Perhaps! He snored audibly until the time when we were all beginning to fidget a little, preparatory to dismission, when he rose, took off handkerchief and great coat, and began an address that lasted nearly an hour. It was delivered extempore appar- ently, but was a well reasoned doctrinal sermon, as dry and quite as orthodox as any that I have heard at home. The enormous audience sat it out with great patience, but as we slowly made our way out I fear I heard more than one sub- dued murmur among the women that they did wish Brother S. -`?Perhaps Erastus Snow or William Staines. 31
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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 327990
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327990