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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
ID 328926
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 032
Description "Oh, no; the Indians are perfectly friendly now." "How long is it since they harmed any one belonging to your settlement?" "Well," she answered, tranquilly, "no one to speak of, these three months, and then it was only one man-Brother Hart- who was out alone, against counsel. It was last October. He went up the canon to haul down some firewood, taking his little boy along. The valley is very narrow, and in some places rocks overhang the road. The Indians fired right down upon him. They wounded the boy, too, but he escaped. Probably they wanted the horses only, for they could have caught Phineas if they had tried." "Do you suppose they had any special motive," I inquired, "beyond coveting the horses?" "Brother Hart had had stock stolen, and was known by the Indians to be vexed about it. He has left a widow, poor fellow, and young children."22 A visitor remarked that it was Tab-i-yuna who was supposed to have killed Brother Hart, and that Kanosh, the friendly Pah-vant chief, accused Tab-i-yuna of it.23 - 22"Brother Hart" was probably Daniel Miller of Nephi, who on September 26, 1872, was attacked by Indians in Oak Creek Canyon, Sanpete County. "Mrs. Mary's" story, or at least Mrs. Kane's version, does not quite square with other written accounts. See Gottfredson, Indian Depredations in Utah, pp. 306-12. Mrs. Steerforth's statement ". . . the biggest Indian war we ever had in the terri- tory" (PP* 35-36) f re ers to the Black Hawk War, which was the most costly in lives and destruction of all the Indian wars in Utah. It lasted from 1865-68 and resulted in the death of fifty whites and the abandonment of many Utah settlements. It is related in all the standard books on Utah history. Jones, Forty Years Among the Indians, pp. 166-214; Gottfredson, Indian Depredations in Utah, p. 129ff. 23Both Tabiyuna (Tabby, Tabinaw) and Kanosh were brothers of Walkara. The
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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328808