Gentile Account, page 113

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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 113
Description of McDiarmid. Then we had to part. McDiarmid came down on the stage with me to Blair-gowrie where this gentleman lived. He went on to one of the brethren's houses, and I stopped at my new place. The very next day the lady said to me, "Maggie, there's one of your Mormon elders come here, name McDiarmid, and your master has bid him here to tea the night." My heart beat! To this day I feel a swelling in my throat when I think of it! But I only said, `Yes, Ma'am.' He's married lately they tell me, she went on and I said in my heart `God help me through this!' as I answered `Aye, Madam. I believe so.' She has told me since that she never suspected anything, but I felt as if she were looking me through and sneering at me in her heart, and the thought that I only kept the secret for her soul's sake didn't upbear me from feeling like a guilty thing. If I had only been sure I'd have spoken out and freed my mind, but the doubt made me go on answering her questions. She asked me if I ever saw his wife, and when I said yes, she asked if I had been at the wedding. I might have laughed if I had not been so frightened, when she inquired `What sort of looking woman was she?' `Oh just an ordinary common sort of a body' I replied as indifferently as I could. She looked at me, and" -Here Mrs. McDiarmid was suddenly interrupted by a voice proclaiming that supper was ready. Our names were then read off a list "President Young and ladies, General K. lady and sons" and so on. We followed B.Y. and his two wives down to the ground floor where four long tables were set out, three 113
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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 328072
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