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

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 006
Description laugh. His photographs, accurate enough in other respects, altogether fail to give the expression of his eyes. There were six baggage-wagons to accompany us. They had left Salt Lake City the day before, and now rolled slowly off to precede us to Provo. Under President Young's direction, his party were told off to their respective vehicles, and bade farewell to the friends who had accompanied them so far. Our carriage drew up first; and I was sorry to see that it was Mr. Young's own luxurious city coach, whose springs he had devoted to be shattered over the lava blocks in my invalid husband's service. Inside, it was so piled up with cushions and fur robes, that it was almost impossible to feel a jolt. Its handsomely--varnished outside panels were protected by clean white canvas. What a red-stained, shabby covering reached the end of our seven- hundred-miles' journey ! Behind us followed a carriage containing one of Mr. Young's married daughters, a pale bronchitic-looking young lady, travel- ing for her health under the care of a Mrs. Young, who was returning to her home in a southern settlement? Beside them rode Mrs. Young's fair-haired little daughter, Mabel, a chorus she and my boys sang from their respective we toiled on our journey afterwards. Next followed the carriage of Lorenzo Dow and many perches as Young, a younger brother of the president, with his bright-eyed, sunburnt wife, alert and erect as a young woman, and a manly son of 7This may be Lucy Bigelow Young, who according to her daughter was moved to St. George in 1870. Other wives visited, but did not move to St. George until after 1873. Susa Young Gates, The Life Story of Brigham Young (New York: Macmillan Company, Ig3o), p. 352. 6
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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 328782
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328782