Gentile Account, page 158

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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
Format application/pdf
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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
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
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Title Gentile Account, page 158
Description "When I go to Salt Lake City," he continued, "I am always well treated by the brethren. I don't know what they say of me behind my back, but am well satisfied with all they say to my face. I always go into the best society, and no one ever makes me think whether I am rich or poor. But I have found a difference when I take my wife in her plain dress. It isn't that she isn't made welcome but she herself objects to going among sisters dressed in laces, and furs and diamonds. I don't grudge them anything beautiful in God's kingdom; not a mite. Their rich dresses are honestly bought and paid for. Still, I find I don't take Sister Birch among them. Some folks up there objected to girls being richly dressed, naming the President's daughters among them. I don't. Many brethren complained that it was hard, that they should live poorly, go on missions leaving their wives to toil for a living, and when they returned, find that other brethren staying at home and attending to business had grown rich. Well! These things would be hard if they were to continue in the same way when we pass `behind the veil.' But I under- stand differently. Then men will be rewarded according to their work; and mind work will not be rewarded in unfair proportion to the work of bone and sinew. If I understand aright this was once the case in the Days of Enoch, but God took him and his city. I hope that the Order of Enoch means something like this! If it turns out as much of an improvement on our present social state, as co operative stores134 have been on our old sys- tem it will indeed be a blessing." `3iThe first cooperative stores had been established in 186X and 1869 and were spread- ing through Zion as a means of providing needed dry goods and keeping trade of 158
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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 328117
Reference URL