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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 054
Description ceremonies, but failed to divert him from-what he evidently considered more valuable-an account of his labours among the degraded classes of "Shoreditch" and "Whitechapel". He made a point, though in a story, (I hope not J. Millerite)64 which he introduced to illustrate the text, "That husbands may without the word be won by chaste conversation coupled with fear." "When I was preaching in London" he said, "a sister came up to me after Meeting to ask advice. Her husband wouldn't allow her to bless the meat at table. What should she do? `Why', says I, `bless it out in the kitchen before putting it on the table.' `Well, brother,' she answered slowly `that seems like a bowin' down in the House of Rimmon.`h5 I looked pretty sharply at her. She was one who attended all the meetings regularly, and I often wondered how she found time to do it. She always looked sad, a kind of worrying sad, you understand. Said I, `I'd like to ask you a few questions about this unbe- lieving husband of yours. Does he ill-treat you?' `Oh no! But he grumbles at me bein' away, and says `So, you're agoin' off to that Mormon meetin' again are you', and swears.' `Would you like him to come to Meeting with you, Sister?' I asked. `Oh yes, indeed, Brother [unreadable].' h+J. Miller means a stale jest and was named for Joseph Miller, a popular comedian of the previous century who could neither read nor byrite. William Rose Benet, The Readen Encyclopedia (New York: Crowell Company, 1940), 724. 6jFrom the story of Naaman the Leper and the Israel prophet Elisha, 2 Kings 5:18. 54
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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 328013
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328013