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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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 051
Description off the glass; on the other, the plain spread out as on the last afternoon's journey,- "Wild and bare, Wide, wild, and open to the air, Which had built up everywhere An under-roof of doleful gray." There were no more teams for the Nevada mines in sight. Far ahead of us a light cloud of dust indicated President Young's carriage, seen across the desert like the smoke of a steamer at sea. A horseman rode back to bid us close up, for the other carriages toiled equally far behind us in the heavy sand. The children began to tire of the journey before it was fairly begun. As for me, I picked up a book that some one had thrust into the carriage as we were quitting Nephi. It was gayly bound, printed in worn type, on coarse paper, much thumbed, and was entitled: "Brigham Young's Destroying Angel. Being the Life, Confes- sions, and Startling Disclosures of the Notorious Bill Hickman. Written by Himself ." In the veracious pages of this work, I read that my gentle- looking host at Nephi had united with Mr. Hickman in mur- dering a party of six men. He had been particularly aided, too, by a demure gentleman who had pressed us to dine with him the preceding day; and whose wife's savory fried chicken had been highly extolled by those of our party who had accepted his hospitality. Mr. Hickman avers that they sank the bodies of two of their victims, with stones tied to their feet, in one of those "bottomless springs" we had noticed before coming to Nephi. And our halt at the Sevier crossing this day was to be made at
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328827
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328827