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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
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 125
Description Last night, I came home earlier than the rest of the party to put my boys to bed. Our lamp had been carried over to the Hall, but there was light enough in the room from the win- dows of the ballroom across the street. The boys fell asleep immediately, and I groped my way into my own chamber intending to go quietly to bed. The children's door stood open, and Sister Ellen and her kind old husband paused outside lan- tern in hand as they passed on their way to their own quarters. "The little fellows might wake and be lonesome" said she, and they came in, and placed their candle on the table, and then tucked the bed clothes round the sleepers, and kissed and blessed them before they stole away in the dark with their empty lantern. Truly "the barbarous people show us no little kindness." President Young and some of the other head men have gone to Tocquer-I don't know whither I spell the Indian word rightly: it means Black-to meet the party who are to recon- noitre towards the St Francisco Mt. in Arizona. They receive their final instructions and then launch boldly into the Colorado Desert. The Bishop of Kanarra"4 heads the little band. That dreary windswept settlement will be more desolate than ever, for there will be no news of the Head until he returns to Kanab: unless they come across some Indian runner. We took a drive this afternoon with Elder Staines, meaning to visit a spot in the [Santa] Clara field where the wash of the "1Lorenzo W. Roundy, was the bishop of Kanarra through which the Young party passed a few weeks previously. Roundy had settled previously in the Little Muddy Mission in Nevada, and in 1873 he moved to Arizona to help colonize the area. He was drowned at Lee's Ferry while crossing the Colorado River in 1876. Cooley, Twelve Mormon Homej, 116, n57. 125
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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 328084
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328084