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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 102
Description protect it? Well, Father sent my eldest brother right over to Nauvoo for counsel, and President Young bade him tell Father not to bring us all back to Nauvoo again, but to send over to Carthage for a guard. He was to get a friendly neighbor who was not a Mormon to make an affidavit that the attack was impending over us." "Well, the officer in command," resumed Mrs. Benbow, "said he was real sorry, but he had had to detail so many guards, that he couldn't spare one to Mr. Benbow. My son had now to ride over to Nauvoo, for President Young had told him if the officer didn't give him a guard, he would send him some of the brethren from Nauvoo!" "Mother and Father were terribly anxious" when Thursday came," interrupted Lucy. I shall never forget it. Father was old, 25 years older than Mother, and was very sick. As night came we felt worse. Brother had lost so much time going from Nauvoo to Carthage and then back home for the affidavit, that he had not been able to let us know what had happened. Father calculated that if he got a guard in Carthage, he'd be back by sunset. If he had to go on to Nauvoo, it would be after dark before he could come. When it grew dark we knew we need not hope for help from over Carthage way. Mother put the children to bed in the front room, and hung quilts over the windows. Then we sat and watched in the kitchen; at least Father and Mother did, but I was too restless, and kept moving about between Mother and the children. I thought our old clock ticked louder than I ever heard it, though it seemed to go slower. I was only fourteen then, and very excitable, or was it fifteen, Mother?" 102
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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 328061
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328061