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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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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 004
Description the gorge of the "Little Cottonwood." It was hard to realize that thousands of men were busy in the recesses of that wild and desolate-looking ravine. Yet the famous, or infamous, Emma Mine" is there; and opposite, across the sunny Jordan Valley, some twelve or fifteen miles of&-though seeming scarcely three miles distant in the clear atmosphere-we saw Bingham Canon, another noted mining locality. A little dis- tance down the line, clouds of smoke were pouring from the tall chimneys of another smelting establishment.5 So far we were still in "Gentile" country. The Mormon presi- dent discourages mining among his people, but I suspect that a great many of his richer followers are interested in mining speculations. We left the train at LEHI. It was not an attractive-looking place, and I went no farther than the depot, where a crowd of stages, baggage-wagons, and hurrying men intercepted the view. As I sat warming myself at the ticket-office stove, a young lady, chief telegrapher from the Salt Lake of&e, with her dress neatly looped over her balmoral skirt, tripped up to the table where sat the Lehi telegraph clerk, a woman, too;6 and, after an effusive greeting, the pair subsided into business. The Lehi 4There has been considerable writing about the Emma Mine, which was a rich producer of silver ore in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Shortly after it was sold to a British concern in 1872, the ores played out and there was an international inci- dent over the "swindle." The story is well told by W. Turrentine Jackson, "The Infamous Emma Mine: A British Interest in the Little Cottonwood District, Utah Territory," Utah Historical Quarterly 23 ( 1965) : 339-62. 5This was probably the Francklyn Smelter about one mile south of the Ger- mania. It had a capacity of fifty-five tons a day. Bancroft, History of Utah, p. 749. "Leonard J. Ar 1 g r'n ton in his Great Basin Kingdom, An Economic History of
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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328780