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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
ID 328926
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 015
Description made great lamentation over him. There is a narrow canon with steep rocky walls, which we saw afterwards near Kanosh's village. In one of its recesses they walled up the chief's body with loose stones, that permitted the air and some rays of light to penetrate. They killed there in his honor seven head of cattle, a Pi-ede squaw and child, captives, and then walled up with him a live Pi-ede boy. The Pah-vants, who are a race friendly to the whites, living quietly on a little reservation near, were sorry for the child. One half-breed went up at night and talked with him, but dared not be seen in daylight. After three days the little fel- low could no longer restrain his cries of terror, his horror of the rotting corpse, his pangs of hunger and thirst. The fourth night there was only a moan in answer to the friendly voice; and the fifth night, si1ence.l' PAYSON Looking from my window at Provo, that night, I had remarked a great build ing that looked in the distance like a fortress. We visited it next morning and found it nothing more formidable than a large woolen factory, not yet in operation. It is to run llChief Walker died on January 29, 1855, and was buried in the hills above Meadow, Millard County. David Lewis is one of the last Mormons to have contact with Walker. The night before Walker's death, Lewis delivered presents from Brigham Young. The Latter-day Saints Millennial Star (Liverpool, 1855), 17: 269-70. Frederick Hawkins Piercy, Route from Livel*pooZ to Great Salt Lake Valley; . . . (Liverpool: Franklin D. Richards, 1855), pp. 104-5 contains a sketch of Walker and his brother Arapeen. James Linforth in the same book, gives an account of Walker's death and burial. Later writers give a similar account of the burial. See Sonne, World of Wak ara, p. 144; Bailey, Walk ara, Hawk of the Mountains, p. 125; Gottfredson, Indian Depredations in Utah, p. 84.
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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/s6b27tj2/328791