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Twelve Mormon Homes, introduction xiv

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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
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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 xiv
Description the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But many seri- ous matters of discussion between the two men were obviouslv never committed to writing. Even the courier system did not quite meet the needs of the two men. And so, beginning April r6,1871, Brigham Young began to urge Kane to come to Utah. General, now that the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad is completed and the facilities for traveling have made the trip across the plains comparatively a pleasure, may we hope to see you here soon? Let me assure you there is not one among the thousands who will cross the plains this season to whom the Latter-day Saints would more cordially extend the hand of warm welcome. Those who know you cherish for you the fondest recollection, while with all, your name is held in honorable remembrance. More invitations and pleadings finally brought a favorable response from Kane. Brigham responded enthusiastically on October 3 I, 1872, "I shall only be too glad to have your cher- ished company this winter, and whatever lays in my power that can in any way contribute to your peace and comfort is yours to command." For his part, Kane wanted to spend a quiet winter in a mod- erate climate where he could recoup his failing health. However, he was still possessed with an idea of writing a book, the subject to be his host Brigham Young. Under date of October 16, 1872, he wrote to Brigham Young. I would not wish to bind you or myself to the performance of daily literary work, by the "job", o but I would like to be so con- stantly near you as to receive conveniently a hint, a suggestion, a "half hour" whenever you feel prompted to offer me such. My aim should be to record your thoughts, not as I myself might elicit them by a mechanical catechism (for I could as well send you a phono- xiv
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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 328769
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328769