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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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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3678 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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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 025
Description they jolted roughly over coarse pebbles and gravel. The sky clouded over, too; and its dull gray met the gray of the uninter- esting plain, with its unvarying shabby growth of wormwood, no twig of which seems to have a natural termination, but to have been bent round and twisted or bitten ofi. Towards nightfall, as our weary horses dragged us on to the close of the long day's journey, hills we had seen in the distance ahead began to tower up tall mountains; hiding still higher snowy peaks beyond. A cluster of houses and fenced gardens lying in their shelter was pointed out as Nephi. We saw smokes away up on one of the heights above the town, which T. said were probably Indian fires; and the children and I felt, with quickened pulse, that we were nearing the pass into treacherous "Tab-i-yuna's" country. NEPHI I could see little of NEPHI in the gathering darkness: it was evidently smaller than Provo. The carriages halted on entering town, and separated company. Ours was driven rapidly up a cross-street to a plain adobe house, standing by itself. Lights shone from every door and window; the father of the family stood waiting to help us out of the carriage, and the wives and children greeted us warmly as we crossed the threshold. We were first ushered into a large bedroom on the ground floor, where a superb pitch-pine fire was blazing; and two well- cushioned rocking-chairs were drawn forward for us, while half a dozen hospitable children took ofi my boys' wrappings, as the mother disembarrassed me of mine.
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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 328801
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328801