Gentile Account, page 063

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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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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
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Title Gentile Account, page 063
Description who knew that a moment's thought would have recalled to Mr. John's memory the fact that the supply of firewood was exhausted and more had to be hauled from the canon. True, Johns is very sorry, and will go round to a neighbour's with a wheelbarrow and bring back enough for the day, but Louisa knows that he thereby misses the pay for a day's labour at a time they can ill afford to go without it. The same thing occurs in more important matters, and Johns is always a poor man, though always within an ace of being a rich one. He never takes the tide in the affairs of men at the turn, but finds himself stranded by the ebb. He is an earnest Mormon, and always ready to go on a mission, starting off willingly without purse or scrip,72 and leaving Louisa with very little cash in hers. Yet, as she said to me, his "beautiful faith is always justified, for they have never really lacked bread in his absence, nor been obliged to apply to the brethren for help." How she loves him, and respects his unselfishness, his kindness in the family, his unfailing patience, his readiness to help others, his gentleness as a nurse in sickness! "Poor soul, he's had enough training in that with me on his hands!" she said, this morning with shining eyes looking out from her beautiful though worn face, as she spoke of his character. She has indeed given him training in nursing her. I think she has borne him eleven children, of whom some died in infancy-I know they were little more than a year apart-and she is labour- ing under a severe form of internal disease, the result of leaving "A reference to the practice of Mormon missionaries to travel and preach without funds. Th ey relied on the generosity of the people they met to feed and house them. 63
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328022
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