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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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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 123
Description the farm and she had stayed behind. She had thoroughly instructed Effe, Hugh's second wife, and she had managed the new household well. So well, indeed that though Effe had begged her to resume the keys of office, she had said "No. She was only a visitor, and would just see how the young ones man- aged, and do nothing herself but knit stockings. One little incident more I remember that showed uncon- sciously how thoroughly she had "mortified the flesh" at the call of imagined duty, or else how devoid of jealousy she was by nature. I don't think it could be the latter, for she is evidently quick tempered and very warm-hearted. I can only realize a wife's being contented to have her husband married to another if she has ceased to care for him herself, so that it is a matter of indifference to her where his affections are. But Mary [Maggie] McDiarmid and her husband are on very different terms. There is something in their manner to each other which, if they were not Mormons, would gladden the heart of an old novel reader like myself as a proof that after twenty years of wedlock; there could still be married lovers. The incident, after so long a prelude is perhaps hardly worth recording, but here it is. After supper I had thanked her for her oat-cakes, and we agreed that, say what the Americans might in contempt of our coarse food nothing could be better than Scotch Short Bread, and Scotch wedding cake. She was quite delighted to meet one who could appreciate the delicious nougat111 that is interposed between the icing and the plum-cake in the latter, and told me that she had been so glad to find that a Scotch brother in S.L. Ill A confection of nuts or fruit pieces in n sugar paste. 123
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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 328082
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328082