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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 095
Description ancestors by teaching them out of Scriptures relating to them, instead of to to (sic] the unheard of Jewish nation. I asked Hardy what had become of the prophet and whether his teaching had had any effect. He said that the prophet continued to give his messages, and that the Indians came in on friendly errands more often than before. The Shebitz tribe he thought were behaving better than they had ever done, but they were naturally a degraded thieving set. That they were not of Hardy's own flock was an admission I scarcely needed to ask for. I asked him whether the prophet might not have been con- verted by some missionary He said, "Oh no, he is in one of the worst places ever to be converted in. I should say it is one of the roughest places on the American continent. What he says is as simple as Nature can make it." I wonder whether the agitation which is so evidently going on among the Western tribes is something in the nature of one of our revivals, or an excitement which will culminate in revolt against the whites. The Mormons are struck by the evidence of unusual intercommunion among the tribes near them. They however sympathise very strongly with those who go off their Reservations. Half the time they are not furnished with their treaty supplies, and would starve if they did not hunt; and as of course the game is better in the lands off the Reservation which they have not hunted over, they hunt where they can find it. To their ideas of justice the failure on Uncle Sam's part to keep his bargain to the letter frees them to show laxity on their side. I asked Brigham Young about this prophet yesterday whether lze thought he was inspired. He said "No, it was only tags and 95
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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 328054
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328054