Gentile Account, page 122

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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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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 122
Description "Oh yes, in all well-governed families. A man gives infor- mation concerning the family affairs, and directions about them to his first wife, and she rules and issues directions in accor- dance. There would be endless difficulties otherwise. It is naturally proper and is done just as a widower among you naturally treats his eldest daughter as the head of the family." "Well, but," I asked "how is it, if one wife is grasping or covetous, or overbearing: must the rest yield to her?" "No. That is hix business. He must govern his wives properly." "Ah," persisted I "Suppose that he is weak or unduly under her influence?" "If he lives according to the Gospel, and J/E lives according to the Gospel, it cannot be. But now suppose a similar case among you where a widower, or a husband permits himself to be unduly influenced by one daughter or a second wife. Of course there are weak men and unscrupulous women every- where. Would you therefore draw the inference that a man should never marry twice, nor control his own property?" I could not help laughing as I retorted that I was by no means sure what I would do if I were "Queen of France or still better Pope of Rome" & endowed with lawmaking powers. Our conversation was broken into at this point by some one coming up to speak to me, but before we parted she asked me to come over to see her. She said she was not at home here yet, but only visiting the rest of the family. Until lately they had all lived with her, but when McDiarmid was sent to St George it was not convenient for her to leave their elder boys alone on 122
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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 328081
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