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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).
ARK ark:/87278/s6b27tj2
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 022
Description ducing me with the same form of words to some "old friend," whose name he has clean forgotten, and trusts I shall find out incidentally for him. Now, he had the name; but whether he remembered anything more, I doubted. "Lot Smith, Lot Smith?" Naturally, being in Utah, my thoughts flew .to the late Joseph, and I mentally enumerated the scions of that house, whose photographs had been brought us by his gigantic young kinsman, Samuel. No; there was no Lot among them. "And so you are content to be a quiet farmer at `Bountiful'?" T. was saying, as I gave up my researches among the Smiths. "And so you are contented to be a quiet citizen since you came back from the wars?" retorted the other. "No, indeed, Colonel. I'm just waitin' the word. I'm expectin' to hear of that there expedition to the Arctics, and when you're ready I am. We'll have real times like you had in the snows out by Bridger in `$3." Oh, to be sure! Now I had him! In `57, when the govern- ment army trains were stampeded and wagons burnt, it was Lot Smith who was accused of being the hero of the attack. And this thick-set, steady-looking farmer was the same man of whom I had heard a story that I could applaud more. When he was a member of the Mormon battalion in Mexico or Lower California, he put down a bull-fight. He told the Spaniards that it was an exhibition as cowardly as it was cruel, and that if they wanted to show their pluck, they shouldn't kill the bull, but ride it. "No man may ride a maddened bull! " said the Dons. "One man will! " he retorted. And leaping on the neck of a 22
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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 328798
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328798