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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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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
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 106
Description him. They had an idea that Lieutenant became Colonel Evans. "He was a smart, lively man, very quick in his motions, and about your height, General" Mrs. Benbow said, turning to K. "After Father talked with you first at Winter Quarters he came back to the tent and said `That man puts me in mind of the one I shot.' "Your father was tried then?" I inquired. "Yes, and acquitted; but they tried to kill him before the trial." "They? Who tried?" "The Gentiles," Lucy answered. "You have no idea how bitter the whole country side was against us. Some who wanted to get our farms from us worked up the ignorant to believe all sorts of false accusations against us. They put Father in a cart. Mother went with him because he was so very sick. They dragged the cart to every place where the Mormons were most hated, and there stopped while the village people gathered round to abuse him, and sometimes they'd bid Mother get out till they'd hang him." "Yes," said Mrs. Benbow, "it was dreadful. He lay with his poor sick head in my lap, but I would take no notice of them. I felt they would have no power to do him harm. I prayed so hard! And it was given me to feel the Spirit's promise that he should be safe." Mrs. Lucy then said that after her father had returned home he was poisoned by the tenant of his other farm, by arsenic given in coffee, and that, although he was not killed, yet his system received so severe a shock that he was never the same man, and died soon after reaching the Valley (Salt Lake) in a 106
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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 328065
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328065