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Gentile Account, page 166

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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 166
Description command, the teamsters reported that the hills were full of Mormons. This was really but that their eyes were opened to see Joseph and the Nauvoo Legion in the spirit." Here Mrs. Perkins broke in, and I wish I could give the odd- ness of the impression given by her precise tones and formal English accent united to the evident sincerity of her language. I have described her room so minutely, because according to her belief it was th e resting place of angels. They don't need 5th Avenue "fixings." She said, "Oh, its wonde$uZ, all they tell him! They give him a great deal of information: you have no idea. He has long talks with them in this very room! He was sick here five months, but he was never lonely, for he would talk with them by the hour. I've sat here with my sewing and gained great information. I could see the light that enveloped them sometimes, and hear their voices (!) but sickness had made his being so fine, that he could see their persons. Sometimes I have said, `Where are they' and he would answer `Right by you in the light of the East window,' or `by the door'. Oh, it's a blessed influence! Why, only last week after the Meeting of the Relief Society Sister Minerva S. and another came in. The other sister said, `Father Perkins, haven't you a word of comfort for me'. `Yes,' he said `Sit right down'; and he gave her a beautiful blessing; and it was granted to me to see them both enveloped in a cloud of light." After this, the Patriarch stood up and blessed me. As I am to have a copy of my blessing, I won't trust my imperfect recollec- tion of it. Norman Furniss, The Mormon Conflict (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1960), 109. 166
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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 328125
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328125