Gentile Account, page 167

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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 167
Description It was nearly dark when we took our leave, the old pair bidding us farewell with tender solemnity. When we entered the house the sun had been shining and blackbirds twittering by hundreds in the trees. Now, the sun had set, the sky was overcast and a cold Northeast wind was blowing. My head ached terribly, but not enough to prevent me from being gladdened by hearing the merry laughter of our dear little boys, who came bounding after us, having been watching for us since their return from their ride. Our Mrs. Snow's baby is very sick with Pneumonia, poor little thing. Thursday Feb. 13. The baby is worse. I am playing doctor, and trying to keep up its strength with white wine whey. The Mormons are much afflicted by the last telegraphic news, showing the animus against them in Congress. News has been received from the explorers. [There are many blank pages in the journal at this point.] Monday March 3. Since I last opened this book, I have gone through severe trial. My husband has been very ill-some dreadful affection [affliction]-perhaps from cold taken in his wounds. He endured frightful suffering, and lay long at the point of death. I think that, under God I am indebted for his recovery to the kind and able nursing of the Mormons. I shall not forget it. We are going to leave St George as soon as he can travel, but before closing these leaves I write this Memoran- dum in red ink 167
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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 328126
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