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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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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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 054
Description what the children called "a cunning little plain" there, which, by the way, is yearly overflowed. A few huts, partly burrowed into the hillside, and a shanty for the augmentation of the United States revenues, in front of which some Pioche teams had halted for refreshment, were planted on the farther side of the stream. Our horses were unharnessed to rest and feed, and I rambled about with my boys. Although I did not believe one word of Hickman's accusa- tions, I felt myself color with a feeling that I wronged the kind people about me when I caught myself instinctively glancing at the bushes that fringed the bank for the place where Hickman had said the victims tried to hide themselves; and at the swift river, into which, he said, the murderers threw three of them. Then I returned to my carriage, and shared in the bountiful lunch provided for us by the Mistresses Steerforth, forgetful of Mr. Hickman and his accusations of their goodman. After dinner we toiled on steadily until darkness set in, with no other adventure than that of seeing the four horses of a great Pioche wagon take fright, and dashing along the rocky road, just missing President Young's carriage, rush aside into a canon, down which we could hear them crashing on the rocks. We had seen enough of our friend "Lo," to know who would be the wreckers of that broken cargo. It was dark when we reached our halting-place for the night. scIPIo ROUND VALLEY, or SCIPIO, is the poorest and newest of the settlements we stopped at, and has been much troubled with 54
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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 328830
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328830