Twelve Mormon Homes, page 038

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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 038
Description I asked my informant if he was satisfied of the genuineness of the cure. He insisted that there could be no doubt of it. "The Indians," he said, "are very superstitious, and help the efforts of their medicine-man by implicit faith in his power. But they have still more faith for our real miracles. Even those who have not embraced the faith, think that our `medicine,' as they call `the gifts,' is more powerful than theirs." While I was at Nephi, I saw a Mormon "sister" who had just returned from Tab-i-yuna's camp, where she had spent several days and nights, nursing a sick squaw of his band. She was quite ill herself, from having been so long in the close air and dirt of a little skin-lodge; but her countenance lit up, and she raised her voice loud and high in announcing the creature's perfect cure to the members of the Female Relief Society. She seemed to me unreasonably elated over it. I found that it was on account of the moral effect her recovery was expected to produce on the "Lamanites." Hitherto, Tab-i-yuna had been a most "stubborn J ew " and now, for the first time, and when they were in dread of him, he had sent, of his own accord, for the brethren, desiring them to "lay hands upon" the squaw and "minister to her." They had gladly complied, carrying the good sister with them, and leaving her with the squaw, who took a turn for the better, they said, from the time the brethren laid hands upon her. The effect of superstitious credulity upon her mind did some- thing, I suppose, and kind nursing did something; and I pre- sume the Mormons were not altogether wrong in thinking that God's blessing did most of all. Even I felt free to admit that Mormon Christianity would be
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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 328814
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