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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 039
Description a better belief than Tab-i-yuna's heathen superstition, or the moral law our soldiers teach in their intercourse with the In- dians. Ugh! If I were a man how I would speak out against the beasts ! The Steerforths had often seen both Wah-ker and Arrahpene, his brother-in-law and successor. Old Baptiste was a relative of Wah-ker's, too, Mrs. Mary said; and then she took me into the kitchen, to see the adopted son of the family, "Lehi," one of the Pi-ede children whom Wah-ker had captured in his infancy. Lehi sat in the warmest corner of the ruddy hearth, and the little Steerforths were coaxing him to tell my boys about his days of slavery. Like most of the Indians who have grown up in the Mormon families, he was sickly. Rheumatism, dyspepsia, and consumption seem to follow the change of diet and more seden- tary life. He would not talk while I stayed there, although he looked pleased when Mrs. Steerforth promised him that T. would play for him on the violin he had bought, but had not yet learned to use. After I was gone he described to my boys how * Wah-ker's band used to amuse themselves in terrifying him. Sometimes they buried the poor child up to the chin in earth, and leaving food and water just outside his reach, informed him that the band were going to move away. On other occasions, the young braves would send for him, and, telling him that the time had come to kill him, would take aim. When they found that he did not flinch, they would say he might go this time. The sweet little boys of the band, too, were allowed to exercise their infant skill in archery upon him, the game being to see how near they could come to hitting, without actually piercing him. He 39
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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 328815
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328815