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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 099
Description I must say again I think Uncle Sam will stand very much in his own light if he drives out settlers so much disposed to "make a silk purse of a sow's ear," and really doing it too, in spite of the proverb! This is no green fertile Ireland. If our legislators succeed in pursuing an English policy towards these people, the depop- ulated oases will not furnish sheep parks to new lords of the soil. Utah will become another Arizona, and the Mormons will be to some wiser Power what the expatriated Irish are to us. Nothing would satisfy Mrs. Lucy, but that we should go in to see her mother, and her pretty buff walled cottage, a compact and comfortable home for her very small family. The thick walls make it cool in summer, and the smallness of her bedrooms is unfelt, because she and the little girls sleep under the vine trellis. Then she has a wee hall, a well furnished parlour and a large comfortable living room with a wood fire smouldering in the wide hearth before which her old mother sat rocking her- self. A cat lay asleep at her feet. A door stood open, letting us see beyond the kitchen into the open sunshine, where "Tsjim" crouched on the porch steps watching us, as we chatted with old Mrs. Benbow. She claimed K. as an old acquaintance, saying that, when he lay ill at Winter Quarters in `46, orders had been given to save eggs for him, and that as very few of the Sisters had been able to bring off any hens in their haste [to leave Nauvoo], it had always been a matter of pride to her that she had been able to furnish a dozen eggs from her own stores in the wagon. K. explained that Capt. Allen, 100 who led the Battalion off to Mexico, was his guest, and that the eggs were for his ""Captain James ,411en of the U.S. Army's 1st Dragoons, Fort Leavenlvorth, on June 26, 1816, arrived at the Mormon camp at Mount Pisgah, Iowa, to recruit five hundred 99
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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 328058
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328058