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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 046
Description Thy Son Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this water to the souls of all who drink of it, that may do it in remembrance of the blood of Thy Son, which was shed for them, that they may wit- ness unto Thee, Oh God the Eternal Father, that they do always remember Him, that they may have His Spirit to be with them. Amen ! " While the water was being handed round, another hymn was sung; one of a set of beautiful fugues of which the Mormons are particularly fond. Then the services were concluded with a bless- ing, and the congregation dispersed, interchanging greetings at the door. I spent the afternoon with my two hostesses; but T. was taken to inspect a monster Sunday-school, where he found the pupils well drilled in the Bible and the Book of Mormon. The latter is a production which sounds not unlike the historical books of the Old Testament in the ears of those who "read their chapters" in the mechanical way in which an ignorant Catholic tells his beads. While I talked with the Steerforth women over the glowing fire, I was idly wondering to which of the wives the different children belonged. The wee nursling and Noe were easily as- signed to the little mother, but I puzzled myself vainly over the others who gathered about the pair with precisely the same caressing familiarity that we are accustomed to associate with the true filial instinct one and undivided. When I mentioned my difficulty they smiled, and asked me to point out those whom I thought belonged to each. I did so; and they laughed outright, telling me that the seven children belonged to the little mother.
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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 328822
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328822