Gentile Account, page 061

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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
Format application/pdf
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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 061
Description they live the Plains of Dura@ will always figure to them as surrounded by volcanic ranges, with a silver thread like the Rio Virgen creeping through the sandy waste in the distance. As we come home we meet again two pretty women, dressed in slight mourning, of modern fashion. They greeted me this morning as I entered the Tabernacle, but now they join me. They speak with a cultivated English accent, and talk of the difference between St George and Montreal. At dinner time I describe them to Mr. Staines. He tells me that the rosy one has only spent six months in Utah. Her mother, brothers and sister have been here some time, but last spring one brother went back to Canada on a mission. He converted her and she felt that she must "gather with the Saints." Her husband "scoffed at the word," and would not go with her, though, strange to say he let her carry away her two little children. She supports herself by teaching school, and looks contented and happy. I end the evening by reading Pilgrim's Progress to the chil- dren. As this is a fair sample of our Sunday's here I transcribe it from my diary, and will omit other descriptions of the same kind. Monday January 15. K. took the boys on a long horseback ride, as far as the point where the Virgen finds its outlet from the low hills that shut in the St George plain. They returned with their pockets filled with broken pieces of the old Moquis pottery which is so profusely strewn about the tops of the hills. The Piedes who "`Daniel 32. 61
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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 328020
Reference URL