Twelve Mormon Homes, page 043

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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
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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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 043
Description The irrepressible baby was present in greater force than with us, and the element young man wonderfully largely represented. This is always observable in Utah meetings. The services differed from our own. They followed a pre- scribed order-I judged from the readiness with which the con- gregation adapted itself to them; but in a certain unceremonious manner, not irreverent, but which somehow seemed to be pro- testing against formalism. A number of men, bishops and elders, I suppose, sat on a large platform. On a table, covered with a white cloth, were a couple of jugs of water, two plates of bread, and a common case-knife. A small reading-desk held a plainly- bound Bible, a hymn book, and a Book of Mormon. There was a low buzz of conversation among the crowded audience for some minutes after we took our seats. The outer door being closed, one of the bishops said, "Brethren and sisters will please come to order." Then came a prayer, then a very well-sung hymn, in which the congregation was led by a choir of fourteen; and then three or four addresses, all of a moral and practical character. There was no text given out, but occasional allusions were made to passages in either the Bible or the Book of Mormon; as, "If my memory serves me, the Bible says: I guess it is somewhere in Isaiah," so and so. They gave the sense, but not the literal rendering of the words of Scripture, as far as my memory served me. Different speakers, all men, shared the services among them; but I could not see whether President Young arranged who should speak, or whether one of the bishops, who seemed to invite each orator to address the meeting, did so of his own accord. There were no robes, gowns, altars, flowers, or other 43
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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 328819
Reference URL