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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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 149
Description Of course we set to work to leave the place right off, but before we had finished packing the mob came. They said they had come to search for concealed arms. Mother had some, too, at the bottom of a chest! They poked in the beds, and up the chimneys and found nothing. Then they began tumbling the things out of the boxes we had just packed. We knew they would kill poor Father if they found the pistols, and my dear quiet Mother stepped forward like a tigress and blazed out at them. Said she, "I have a sick husband and sick children, and I'm worn out with packing those boxes for our journey. If any one of you thinks there's an article of his here, name it, and I'll open the boxes, and show that I haven't. I won't let any one tumble up my things again with my consent, and if you do it by force, do it-and be damned!" She fairly screamed that out, and then sat down on the box and went off into hysterics. She didn't think, but it was the wisest thing she could do, for some of them swore but more laughed and took the others away, saying Americans didn't fight o w men and girls. And so we got away!" Saturday Feb 8th. I went today to see a sick woman, and then to see an old woman from the East Nook of Fife. She had heard that I came from there and begged that I would come to visit her. Poor creature, it was a great disappointment to her that I "nippit my words like ony English body", and I could scarcely understand her Scotch. Two of her daughters are married to a very nice looking American here. He saw them when in Fifeshire on a Mission. I can't imagine what possessed him to marry them, countrywomen of mine though they are! 149
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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 328108
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328108