Twelve Mormon Homes, page 030

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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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 030
Description prayers, and songs of thankfulness that night, by the light of the moon." "Were you able to use the corn they had planted?" I asked. "No; we saved it for next year, as far as we could. We brought some with us, and ground it up at a rough little mill we had on City Creek. I wore out five veils sifting flour. At first we set aside what would not pass through; but we were glad to use it all, with the bran, long before the new harvest was gathered." "Did you suffer from famine when you first entered the Val- ley?" I inquired. 66 No," she answered, "not exactly. We always had something to eat, though the poor children used to long for the time when they might eat as hearty a meal as they wanted. We had to reckon so closely how much we could allow for each meal, that we never rose up from one with our hunger satisfied. But as there was no variety of food, our appetites were less tempted. Where the water was good, we drank a good deal of it; where it was not, we boiled it. With a little milk we could make cam- bric tea, which was found to be one of the best of remedies for hunger-taken hot, and with a little spice or aromatic herbs to flavor it." "I call that suffering." "Not what a Mormon would call by the name," answered little Mrs. Sarah's quiet voice. "Mary," she added, "tell Mrs. T. about the dark days; tell her of the winter before." "I can never call them our dark days, sister," she rejoined. 66 We were starving, we were dying, suffering was then con- suming life itself; but it was that which gave its brightness to 30
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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 328806
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