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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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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 055
Description the Indians. The Mormons say "troubled with Indians," as we might say "troubled with mosquitoes." No one had been killed for four years back, though cattle had been driven off that year, we were told. The Bishop came riding out to meet us, a handsome, kindly- faced man, mounted on a horse that moved T.`s admiration.31 We were taken to the house of his second wife, a little, one- roomed log-cabin, with a lean-to behind, in which the cooking was done. The living-room was given up to us. Its main glory consisted in a wide chimney-place, on whose hearth a fire of great pine logs blazed, that sent a ruddy glow over the white- washed logs of the wall and the canvas ceiling, and penetrated every corner of the room with delicious light and warmth. There was a substantial bedstead in one corner, and curtains of old-fashioned chintz were tacked from the ceiling around it as if it had been a four-poster, and a neat patchwork counterpane covered the soft feather-bed. A good rag-carpet was on the floor; clean white curtains hung at the windows; and clean white covers, edged with knitted lace, covered the various bracket- 31The bishop at Scipio was Daniel Thompson, but there is little information about him. He may have been the bishop mounted on the fine horse. Daniel Thomp- son was born in Canada in 1824 or 1834 (depending upon which publication cited is consulted) and came to Utah in 1851. He was the first bishop of the Scipio Ward after the organization of the Millard Stake under the leadership of Thomas Callis- ter. He died July 29, 1912. Lorinda Brunson Thompson, born December 22, 1836, in Michigan, is listed as a pioneer of Scipio and from 1870 to I 877 served as first counselor of the Scipio Ward Relief Society. On July 29, 1872, "Sister Lydia Thompson . . . [was] appointed [by the Relief Society J to teach the young girls to crochet, knit, and to do net work." Stella H. Day and Sebrina C. Ekins, camps., zoo Years of History of Millard County ([Fillmore: 1 Daughters of Utah Pioneers , of Millard County, rg51), pp. 384-412, 784. See also Jenson, Biog,x/AicaZ Euc~~Zo- I pedz'a, 4:52g. 55
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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328831