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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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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 103
Description "Fifteen that month, dear," said her Mother tranquilly, although she had dropped her knitting, and her tears were falling one by one. "At last," continued Mrs. Lucy, "Mother cried "I hear them! " Mrs. Benbow struck in now, "It was some one saying "I'll go round and see if they've cleared out; if I can find the door." "Of course" went on Lucy "Brother could not have been with that party, we knew. Father had a rifle of his own, and President Young had sent him a double-barrelled pistol bid- ding him protect himself with that if the worst came to the worst; and after that message Father would have died on his own hearthstone before he would have given up. Father went to the door, and leaned against it. Presently some one outside fumbled at the latch. "Who's there?" Father asked. "Let me in!" said a strange voice, and then the person pushed the door, but Father pushed it shut still, calling out, "Tell your bus iness and let me know what you want in my house!" The man kept on pushing without saying any more. Of course we were sure it was the mob-leader. Father tried all he could to keep the door shut, but it had neither lock nor bolt." "Yes," said Mrs. Benbow, "he and I both tried to keep the door to, but the man pushed and squeezed till he got inside." "Then," Mrs. Lucy interrupted, speaking very eagerly, Father said, `I ask you once more! -Tell me yaw bujinesj!' He answered `What do you want to know for?' and pressed forward a step. Then Father lifted the pistol and fired, shoot- ing him in the breast. He staggered and turned to the door, crying `Here, boys, I'm shot!' Then he came in again, and 103
Format application/pdf
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 328062
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328062