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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 035
Description American would with us where a quarrel had been settled in favour of a "nigger" opponent. As we dispersed, the miserable pony in dispute, which had been led up and down during the hearing, was ridden off bare- backed by a boy towards the hills. I asked Mr. Cannon why they didn't keep it safe in the stables of the village, but he said that no Indian would touch it on the ranch until the case was decided. The sentiment of the crowd was strongly in favour of the Indians, and Mr. Cannon said that Alick ought to be ashamed of himself to persist, and to make it necessary for the Indians to go all the way to the Muddy for Monkey. The "bronco" wasn't worth $5. to him, though the Piedes would prize it highly, being used to such wretched "scrubs". I can well believe this, when I see the bony creatures they ride up and down the hills at full speed, kicking them with long Spanish spurs as they go. K. says it is the first time he ever saw an Indian treated fairly in a Court of Law. In the afternoon we drove to see the river of lava on the Clara. From the heights we could trace it for miles, lying on the sand like a great petrified black snake.46 When we crossed it, we had to go up some twenty feet. I had heard so much of this lava river that I was disappointed. I fancied I should find some beautiful pieces of lavender colour, buff, and yellow, stone such as our lava bracelets from Vesuvius are made of. Here was only a long pile of great shining black stones in disorder just apparently as the torrent had cracked in cooling. The Mormons said it had probably filled the bed of `hThis lava bed is visible today from the old U. S. Highwav 91 betlveen St. George and Santa Clara. 35
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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 327994
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327994