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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 035
Description "It happened," she went on, "that the next day was Sunday. I could not go to meeting, having a bad headache. As I sat by the window reading my Bible, I saw Indians come stealing by until they completely surrounded the church. They were all armed, and I was too much terrified to leave my seat, either to hide my- self or to make an effort to warn the congregation. Baptiste was leader of the band; and after a few minutes, he stripped and danced into the church naked." "Oh ! " I exclaimed, involuntarily, "what did he do that for?" "I wondered, too," she answered; "but I learned that it was done to banter them-that is," she explained, replying to my look of interrogation- "to insult them by indecent behavior, and make them turn him out. That would have given him an excuse to work himself and his band into a fighting rage. That's the way with the poor creatures, you know. Some of their grandest warriors seem to need to work themselves up into a kind of i hysterical passion, before they are brave enough to attack our people when they affect not to mind them. "Baptiste was disappointed. One of the brethren sitting near a window bethought himself to look out, and seeing the Indians, warned the rest. So they took no notice of Baptiste; but con- tinued the services, only singing a little louder in the hymn parts, perhaps; and Baptiste stood awhile, then sat down, and then stole out, and took his band away. "Some say," she interrupted herself with a smile, "that he thought that a great `medicine' was going on, and considering himself a brother of the craft, withdrew from courtesy. "Whatever his motive was, we took it as a warning; the set- tlers were all moved into the Fort; and three days after, the 35
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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 328811
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328811