Gentile Account, page 144

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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 144
Description his card and then forged an order on it to the people at Belleview [present-day Pintura] for a horse, which he left at Kannarra obtaining a conveyance thence on a pretended order from Bishop Snow, and so went easily and comfortably North. At Nephi he delivered a temperance lecture which he was too drunk to finish. I cannot imagine his motive for undertaking the journey to St George. He seems to have been too ignorant to have been a newspaper reporter. We drove to Heberville, 125 an abandoned settlement on the Rio Virgen today. The drive was too much for K's strength, but the little boys enjoyed it, as they rode their pony turn about beside the tall horse of the Mormon Bishop who rode ahead of us as guide. The way was plain enough while skirting the mountain, but when we came down into the shifting sands of the river bed it was necessary to have some one to pilot us for fear of quicksands We forded the river and came out among the abandoned fields of Heberville which the change in the river bed had rendered it unprofitable to cultivate. A new site was chosen, to be improved by cooperative labour: incidentally too the sand was tested for use in plastering, and approved. Mrs. Harriet Olds rode in the carriage with us. She showed us as we came into a sandy valley between the rocky hills the spot where the Mormon herd boy was killed by the Indians. It seemed odd to think that cattle should ever come here to pasture, for there must be at least four feet of bare sand between each tuft of sage or rabbit bush. I suppose however that some herbage `?SLocated near the confluence of the Santa Clara Creek and the Virgin River, fifteen young men were called to establish an experimental farm in 1858 to raise cotton and other crops. Brooks, Utah? Dixie, U.H.Q., 220. 144
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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 328103
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