Gentile Account, page 111

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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
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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 111
Description taken to drink, and was now shut up a prisoner in her own house to conceal her disgrace. Young as Maggie was she was put in charge of the nine children, with another girl under her, and soon after coming there nursed them through the whoop- ing cough. Then her wretched mistress was put under her care. She remained in this place two years, although her parents soon relented and begged her to come back, and her father's letters became urgent. In one he said "You don't know what good you may do." At first her only answer was, "You made my home no home to me: now, I've earned one for myself, and I'll not leave it." But the brethren wrote from Perth, telling her that her steadfastness in the faith had set her father inquiring into the Mormon doctrines, and they counselled her return. The Breth- ren in Edinburgh advised it too, and she doubted in her own mind whether it was pure independence that kept her away, unmingled with spiteful pleasure that her family, who were proud in their way, should be forced to admit that they had a daughter "at service." So she returned. In about three weeks her father was baptised and after an interval her mother and one sister. She thought she was to be entirely happy. But the peculiar experience of McDiarmid and herself drew them together, and when he became her lover, her home was more wretched than ever. "Mother" she said "couldn't thole [endure] the idea of my marrying a Mormon, and a sister I had who was not of the faith scorned at me night and day." I asked her why her mother objected to her marrying a Mormon, now that she had herself been baptised, 111
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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
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