Twelve Mormon Homes, page 031

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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
Format application/pdf
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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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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 031
Description the flame. The flame of true religion was burning was with his People. I would give a thousand days of luxury and folly, for one hour of that exalted life." She said this and more, with a voice expressive of then. God the present deep emo- . tion. I did not understand what wrong key I had struck; but I turned back the dialogue. "When was it that you got enough at last?" I asked. "Well," she said, "in August, 1848, a year after the pioneers came out, when the first harvest of the Salt Lake farms was gathered in, we made a great day of rejoicing before the Lord. We had long tables set out in the open air, under `boweries;' and all the women and girls were busy baking, broiling, stew- ing, and roasting. Every stranger in the settlement (and there were a good many on their way to California) was made wel- come to as much as he could eat; and then in the evening we had dancing and singing that lasted all night. We dismissed all care for the time, and made it a day of pure thanksgiving. We had to pinch somewhat after that, but the worst was over. Our family did not stay very long in the Valley, for Mr. Steerforth was one of the first appointed to come down here to Salt Creek." "Why do you call this place Salt Creek?" I asked. "Our creek water is salt. There is a salt mountain up the canon, and there is a good deal sold from here; and, of course, the Gentiles don't like to use our names for places, when they can use others and be understood." I inquired about the smokes that we had seen above Nephi as we approached, and Mrs. Mary said that they were kindled by Indians. They had been there two days. "Are you not afraid?"
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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 328807
Reference URL