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Twelve Mormon Homes, introduction ix

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes : Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona.
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood (1836-1909)
Subject Mormons; Polygamy; Mormon families
Subject Local Utah--Description and travel--19th century; Kane, Thomas Leiper (1822-1883)--Relations with Mormons; Kane, Thomas Leiper (1822-1883)--Correspondence
Description General Thomas L. Kane, friend to Brigham Young, was well known as a mediator between the Mormons and the federal government. He and his wife, Elizabeth, visited Utah in 1872-73. This publication is a collection of letters Elizabeth wrote to her father during the trip. The letters provide interesting descriptions of Mormon social customs, Mormon-Indian relationships, and insightful observations of the practice of polygamy among the Mormons.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L.
Date 1974
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 4; IsVersionOf Twelve Mormon homes, published in 1874 in Philadelphia.
Coverage 1872
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 Cover Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 826 .K1 1974
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah) to St. George (Utah).
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Topic Mormons; Mormon families; Polygamy; Utah
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328926
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, introduction ix
Description first on the scene and he might win for himself the position of governor of California as soon as it was wrested from Mexico. His scheme is spelled out in several letters, but especially one of May 17, 1846, to his brother the navy officer physician and arctic explorer, Elisha Kent Kane. Above all if on the journey I shall have ingratiated myself with the disaffected Mormon Army before it descends upon the plains, I could carry my commission quietly in my money belt, and, accord- ing to the promptings of the occasion be OY be lzot the first U. S. Governor of the new territory of California. There would be no difficulty in obtaining me some sort of government agency of Polk if Father would only work for it-and any kind of a one would sell for me a thousand dollars worth of my book. And so with a firm conviction that he was going to gain fame and fortune, Thomas Kane obtained letters of credit to be drawn in California and letters of introduction from President Polk, cabinet officials, and other prominent persons. In the event that his Protestantism would work against him, he secured let- ters from eminent Catholics, including Daniel J. Desmond, consul general of his Holiness Gregory XVI, "that Thomas L. Kane, colonel and aide de camp of his excellency the Governor and Commander in Chief of the Commonwealth of Pennsyl- vania is known to us as a gentleman of excellent family adorned with the most pure and exemplary morals and habits and friendly to our Holy Catholic Religion . . . ." President Polk in a letter dated June I I, 1846, commended Kane to all United States government agents to render him favors and services as he needed on his journey to the Pacific Coast. 1x
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328764
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328764