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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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 043
Description my friends in return for my rifle and clothes? I thought I could depend upon him to keep his bargain if he made it. After I rested I sat down to make my last entries in my journal with a raven quill I had picked up at the wayside. I was deeply moved in writing farewells to my friends, when I heard on [all of] a sudden a voice in my soul, saying, "Thy prayer is granted; thou art spared to do the good thou hast craved; thou shalt join thy family and friends." And I began to mend from that hour. I asked how he knew which was the true answer to prayer, and he said that he knew this one to be so "because it was an answer of Life and not of Death. The Lord our God is the Lord God of Life. Thus when I recovered health I saw how foolish my anxiety about my poor miserable body had been. God had granted the only sensible part of my prayer. Jan. 8. /73 A heavenly day. K. drove to Washington [cotton] Factory but I walked with the children to see the abandoned site of the Temple. The trenches of the excavation have about eighteen inches depth of alkaline water in them, which is bitter as a dose of Epsom salts. The underdraining and surface irri- gation of the gardens in the upper part of St George have washed much of the alkali to concentrate down at this end, and several garden lots have been abandoned in consequence. The Mormons say that with more thorough under-draining the lowest would be the richest gardens, but the poor brethren who own them cannot afford the expense. The alkali on the road we came, and over the plain as we crossed it on the way to the temple site was like a two inch fall of snow. It comes out this 43
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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 328002
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328002