Twelve Mormon Homes, page 001

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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
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3678 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 001
Description As I walked throtigh the wilderness of this world, I lighted on a certain place where was a den. THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS B RIGHAM YOUNG, "President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints," makes an annual journey of inspec- tion south, visiting the settlements of his people from the Great Salt Lake to the Arizona border. My husband was invited to join his party last winter, and I accompanied him with my two children, boys of eight and ten.' We left Salt Lake City early one December morning, while the stars were still shining in the frosty dawn. At the depot a crowd of Mormons were assembled to see their leader off, and a committee of them filled the special car, on the Utah Southern Railroad, in which we made the first stage of our journey. We lThe Kane party consisted of General Thomas L. Kane; his wife, Elizabeth Wood Kane; two sons, Evan (Evy) and Elisha (Willie); and a black servant, John. Other members of the party were: Brigham Young, a wife and daughter; Lorenzo Dow Young, a wife and fourteen-year-old son; Amos Milton Musser, assistant to Brigham Young and superintendent of the Deseret Telegraph Company, and his wife; Elijah F. Sheets, fifty years a Mormon bishop and close business associate of Brigham Young; William C. Staines (Elder Potto or Potteau) the cripple fre- quently referred to by Mrs. Kane; and a telegrapher-probably William A. C. Bryan. The party left Salt Lake on December 12, 1872, via the Utah Southern Railroad which was completed as far as Lehi, Utah County, September 1872. I
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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 328777
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