Twelve Mormon Homes, introduction xi

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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
Format application/pdf
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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
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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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, introduction xi
Description the Mormons is not clear. Undoubtedly, the reception accorded him by the Mormons who did "everything now that goodness & kindness of people in humble life can do for me, you may rely upon it will be done. Something or other every hour brings me in the way of a good turn from some woman or child; . . ." (Letter to his father and mother dated Mormon Camp on the Little Papillon, July 24, 1846.) He had written previously on July 20 and 22, "I am going to devote much of [my] time when I come home to the Mormons. The book I proposed for my profit, I have not the materials to write, but I will write one for their vindication." He hoped "to manoeuvre the newspapers and write a book" in their defense because he felt that if public opinion were not changed before the Mormons moved to Sacra- mento, the mob scenes of Missouri and Illinois would be enacted all over again with the Mormons having no place to go-"They can't part the ocean as the Israelites did the Red Sea." Always fragile and sickly, Kane succumbed to the rigors of the rugged life he was sharing with the Mormons in their flight across Iowa. He contracted pulmonary tuberculosis and was bedfast for several weeks-being nursed back to health by a very solicitous Mormon communitv. After regaining strength enough to travel, Kane returned to his home where he took up duties in the law for which he was trained and became active in anti-slaverv movements and the Free Soil party. But he did not forget his commitment to the Mormons. He did use his pen to set down their beliefs and the `causes for their persecutions. Perhaps his best effort and greatest opportunity came with an invitation to address the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on March 27, 1850. The subject he xi
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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 328766
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