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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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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 021
Description heavy wagon right against the hub of our front wheel, and then drove off laughing. Unfortunately for the joke, however, the villagers beyond stopped his team, and he came back, crestfallen, to apologize. It was undoubtedly meant as an insult to the Mor- mon leader, in whose well-known carriage, however, the only Gentiles of the party happened to be seated. President Young received his excuses with dignity, instead of "blowing him up," as a more impetuous friend of mine was ready to do. Our car- riage was examined, and pronounced still fit for work; but it took some hours at our next stopping-place to repair the dam- age. The p eo pl e of the village complained that this was a favorite amusement of the coaches near this point, where the Mormon travel coincides with that of the Nevada mining regions. Among the groups gathered around the carriages, many eagerly claimed T.`s recognition. A sturdy yellow-haired man, thrusting both his sinewy brown hands through the carriage window, shook T.`s hand and mine and the children's, all at once, it seemed. "My dear," says T. to me, "this is my old friend, Lot Smith. You know him well by name! " I tried very hard to look as if I did; but T., with all his vir- tues, sometimes puts me in an embarrassing position by intro- David F. Myrick (Berkeley, California: Howell-North Books, 1958), pp. 487-88; Stanley W. Paher, Nevada Ghost Towns and Mining Camps (Berkeley, California: Howell-North Books, ICJ~O), pp 291, 296; David F. Myrick, Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California. Volume Two- The Southern Roads (Berkeley, California: Howell-North Books, 1963), pp. 684-85. F or an account of freighting to the Nevada mining towns see William R. Palmer, "Early Day Trading with the Nevada Mining Camps," Utah Historical Quarterly 26 (1958): 353-68. 21
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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 328797
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328797