Gentile Account, page 104

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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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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 104
Description Father fired the other barrel and was lifting the rifle when some of the men outside called out `We've come from Carthage to protect you! Then the man, who was a Lieutenant as we afterwards found, turned to Father. He was fearfully white, and the spot in his coat where it had been shot through was burning-for the cotton padding had taken fire! `Yes,' he said, `I came to protect you, and see what you've done to me!' Father didn't often use such expressions but now he threw down the rifle, and caught the man as he staggered, in his arms. `Oh, my good God!' he cried, `what have I done! Oh, why didn't you answer me, why didn't you tell me your business! I'd rather have killed my wife or one of my children than have shot you!' Mother and I spread up the bed in a minute it seemed, and the men lifted the Lieut. on it. Our kitchen was full of men that he had brought: one of them was a neighbour of ours who had acted as guide. We remembered it afterwards, but then we were too scared to t/.&k: indeed Father seemed like a man dazed with misery, and let himself be hustled about anyhow. The Lieutenant bade one of his men take his pistols and ride over to Carthage for his brother-in-law Surgeon Barnes, and tell him to come over quickly, for he was shot and didn't expect to live till morning. The man went out but came back imme- diately saying the yard was full of men and horses." Mrs. Lucy pausing for breath, her mother began to explain some- thing, but her more voluble daughter almost instantly went on, "The signal for the mob was to have been a shot, and when Father fired, they gathered, thinking it was the signal. Our neighbor stole out of the kitchen door, and before the soldiers 104
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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 328063
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