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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 045
Description might descend upon him, and speak through his feeble voice. He paused some moments: the people prayed in silence-or seemed to do so-before he went on with his address. I wish that I had taken notes of his sermon. It turned chiefly upon the duties of children to parents. It was replete with famil- iar illustration, -often colloquial, and never wandering from the precepts he designed to teach,-but belonged to the class of discourses it is hard to report. He closed by a curious account of his own spiritual conversion. It began like a Methodist "experi- ence"-b ecame psychological: afterwards touched on the mirac- ulous. A Mormon is never inconvenienced by his story turning on a miracle. Other speakers followed more briefly. When one of them was under full headway, he paused abruptly-as if he had been ordered to do so-and the bread was blessed in the following words, which I found afterwards were taken from the "Book of M ormon, fourth chapter of Moroni": "Oh God, the Eternal Father, we ask Thee, in the name of Thv Son Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls d of all who may partake of it, that they may eat it in remem- brance of the body of Thy Son, and witness unto Thee, Oh God the Eternal Father, that they are willing to take upon them the name of Thy Son, and always remember Him, and keep His commandments which He hath given them, that they may always have His Spirit to be with them. Amen." The bread, already in slices, was then broken and handed to every one, children included. This occupied a long time, but the speaker had resumed his address. Then the water was blessed, thus : "Oh God, the Eternal Father, we ask Thee, in the name of 45
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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 328821
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328821