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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
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 110
Description brought some oat-cake to please my Scotch palate, as part of her contribution to the pit-nit, and a discussion of Scotch dainties and S co c t h people ended in her telling me part of her story. I got at it end first, and I haven't heard it all yet, for the call to supper interrupted us, but seeing my interest in a genuine Mormon love-story, she has promised to tell me the rest some other day. She is still goodlooking, with a trim active figure, bluish gray eyes, very white, pointed teeth, straight nose, decided mouth, good forehead and abundant black hair. In her youth she must have been more than goodlooking. Her accent is Scotch, but her speech good racy English. "McDiarmid, she said, was the first male, and she the first female Mormon convert in her native town of Perth. She was made so unhappy in consequence of her faith, that she had to leave home. Indeed, her own mother actually said she "need never speak to her again." "Indeed Mother, I never will," she answered, and went away. An old lady, a friend of the family gave her letters of introduction to her son in Edinburgh, and Maggie herself had an uncle there who had a foundry on the Calton Hill. So to Edinburgh she bent her steps. Her mother in the hope of driving her out of her `Mormon notions' wrote to the uncle, forbidding him to give her a night's shelter. Maggie having learned this never went near him. Through the old lady's son she obtained a situation in a place where they kept from five to seven servants. It was the house of a rich old gentleman who had married a beautiful young lady. She had married him to please her friends; and being very unhappy she had finally 110
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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 328069
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328069