Gentile Account, page 169

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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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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 169
Description those of his own family at which I had carped, into my service; night after night found the overworked good man unwearied and shrinking from no duty of the sick room. The Sisters tried to take the little boys to their own homes, but they shrank from leaving me while their father's fate was uncertain, and I often found the poor little fellows coiled up in the big chair in the parlor together weeping softly in each others' arms, too home- sick and anxious to draw or read. Sometimes I persuaded them to go to their friend the blacksmith's, He has a beautiful voice, and composes words to the airs he sings and sometimes ham- mers out both air and words to the rhythm of his blows. Seated in the warm smithy, the children lingered many a half hour listening to his songs. Thursday- Yesterday, for the first time, their Papa persuaded me to leave him and take the children [for] a walk. We went to the foot of the Black Mesa, and climbed a little way up, and then I was obliged to sit down to rest, while Evan tried to sketch the town, and Willie rambled about gathering leaves that were new to him. I felt exceedingly sad I was anxious, and still am--very anxious about your dear Father-but it was not on his account. I could not help mourning for the Mormon women down on the houses of St George-the roofs that identified themselves one by one as sheltering friendly people who had aided me as far as they could-sending in little delicacies for the invalid, the choicest loaf of the batch, a piece of honeycomb, a few fresh eggs, a snipe shot on the hills, or a pat of grass butter-the 169
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328128
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