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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 007
Description fourteen, their perfectly-reliable driver. After `theirs, came var- ious other vehicles, containing the superintendent of telegraph- ing in Utah, with his pretty wife; a blue-eyed, white-headed bishop from Pennsylvania-a Mormon bishop, I mean-and three or four other gentlemen in their own carriages, who were to accompany President Young for the remainder of the trip. Not least, in his own estimation, followed a "colored gem- man, "* an importation to Utah from Philadelphia, whose airs and ailments were henceforward to engross to distraction the time of the kind--hearted elder who withdrew him from the teamsters' company to give him a seat in his own carriage. When the last vehicle had started, President Young stepped into his own light coupe, which carried him at a brisk trot to his place at the head of the line. Our afternoon drive to Provo followed the margin of Utah or Timpanogos Lake, a shining sheet of fresh water, which came into view when the exigencies of the landscape demanded. Near its shore were several flourishing villages, appearing in the distance as large fruit-orchards, with detached dwellings scattered through them. Hardly any "clap-boarded" houses are to be seen in Utah. The Mormons have an ugly, English-looking, burnt brick; but adobe ("dobies") or unburnt brick is most commonly used. I prefer the adobe-its general tint is of a soft dove-color, which looks well under the trees. Sometimes the Mormons coat the adobe walls with plaster of Paris, which, in their dry climate, 8The Kane& black servant John accompanied the family to care for the ailing Thomas L. Kane. 7
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328783
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328783