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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 026
Description Then we were left to rest, and begged to feel ourselves at home. Our present entertainers, the Steerforths, were English people. There were two wives, and a number of children, girls of all sizes down to the smallest elf that ever walked, and one sturdy open-faced boy, who speedily "fellow-shipped" with my little lads, and carried them off, after supper, to the great kitchen to see their playmate, Lehi, the Indian boy. After supper !-To this day, when we have any special dainty at home, Evan and Will exclaim that it reminds them of the Steerforths', and describe the cozy dining-room, with the warm fire-light playing on the table-equipage, and the various good things that composed, in Yorkshire style, the hungry trav- elers ' "tea-dinner." One of the wives sat down to table, and one waited upon us, with the aid of the two elder girls. There was a young school- master there, too, who had made his home with the Steerforths since his parents died, and whose love for their quiet domestic life was duly praised by the Mistresses S. when he left the room. But I thought that the sweet face of "our eldest"-"Noe," I think they call her- might perhaps share the credit of the long ten-mile ride on Friday evening from his school to Nephi, and the starlight journey back which it cost the youthful pedagogue on Monday morning. My intercourse with the Steerforths made a strong impres- sion on me. We stayed longer at their house than at any other on this tour, and it was difficult not to be influenced by their simple kindliness of heart and unaffected enthusiasm. Our conversation the evening of our arrival turned chiefly 26
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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 328802
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328802