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Gentile Account, page 138

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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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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 138
Description it, and I began to think I should be glad if I was in a `waste.' I wished he had not married me, but some woman who could have brought him children. One stormy day, he had gone to Great St Helen's to preach. I was lying on my bed alone, staring out of a window that was near the foot of the bed at the falling rain, and I believe I was crying. There was a kindhearted Sister, who lodged with me, and was a motherly soul, tenderer to me than ever my own mother was. She came in, and insisted on making me a cup of tea. Said she, "you never drink it and you'll feel the comfort of it the more," and trotted away to the kitchen to make it. I tossed about on my bed, wishing, wishing, that one of the brethren would come and administer to me. Just then I saw a man standing at the foot of the bed, in the light of the window. He had long gray hair flowing to his shoulders, and wore a broad blue Scotch `bonnet', white woollen stockings and knee breeches, and a coat of a cloth I had never seen-though I've since seen the same in Utah. He came up towards me, and at first I was terrified to see a man in the room, but then I thought "It's only what I was praying for, a brother sent to administer to me." He laid his hands on my head, and I felt them smooth- ing down my hair, and all my pain flowing away. I closed my eyes, and longed to ask his name, but found my power of speech was gone. He then said, "Thy prayers are heard. Thou shalt recover. Thou shalt go to the valleys of the mountains, thy children shall yet sit on thy knees, and thy children's children rise up and call thee blessed." While I lay enjoying the blessed words and feelings, Sister Kent opened the door, and I raised my eyes. The stranger was 138
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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 328097
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328097