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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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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
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 101
Description This evening K. and I were talking over Mrs. McDiarmid's story so far as I had heard it. He says I ought not to forget another love story which has struck me as a very sad one, and as it too is thoroughly Mormon I will write it down. I met the pair at a Gentile house. In the course of the evening the lady, a fragile girlish looking creature, with dark hair and great sorrowful looking brown eyes was asked to sing. She rose and went to the piano, choosing "The long long weary day." Before the first verse was ended her husband came in from an outer room, and joining his voice with hers, sang the song to the end. I never heard anything more pathetic than her accents as she sang "He'd say "for me thou shalt be weeping, Thy lone watch keeping, When at some future day, I shall be far away." Alas! if land or sea, Had parted him from me I would not these sad tears be weeping; But hope he'd come once more and love me as before, And say, "cease weeping, thy lone watch keeping." She was richly dressed, and her husband's gifts sparkled on her wasted fingers. He seemed very much attached to her; but I read in her tones a foreboding of a time when she would in her turn be neglected, and some younger wife entrance him. He was so youthful looking that I imagined the pair to be recent converts, and that the comprehension of the sacrifice that would be required of her, was just dawning upon her. The truth was sadder. He was a Mormon born, and zealous in the faith, and had been married when a lad to two rosy-cheeked Mormon lassies. Then he had gone abroad as a missionary, and 131
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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 328060
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328060