Twelve Mormon Homes, page 057

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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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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3678 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 057
Description drooping heads, and an air that said, "I really have taken the last step I can make. Now I'm going to lie down"; and again and again they were coaxed forward at a slower than funeral pace, before we finally halted in front of Bishop Thompson%. Our pretty hostess, "Aunt Lydia," was sick; a little girl said, opening the gate into the enclosure in which both houses stood, "and Mother expected us this time." The door was opened to admit us, by a slender, elegantly- dressed young lady. "Mrs. Thompson ?" I inquired, hesitatingly. "No," she answered, smiling and blushing. "I am only a guest like yourself. Mrs. Thompson will be here in a moment: Sister Lydia is sick, and Mrs. Thompson thought some biscuits she had been baking would tempt her appetite, so she has run across with them. Here she is! " "Sister Loraina Thompson " looked like an elder sister of Mrs. Lydia's, but was no relation. She had a large family of children, but seemed not in the least disconcerted by the addition to her household of our fellow-guest, her husband and baby, although she had to entertain Mr. Staines3' and young Kimball also; and to care for the invalid next door. My husband now entered with Mr. Joseph A. Young and his brother Mahonri,33 who had joined us the day before; and tak- ing a wee baby from the arms of the lady who had opened the 321t is curious that at this point Mrs. Kane does not hesitate to use the name of Staines instead of Potto or Potteau as she has before. 33Joseph A. Young was the son of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angell. Joseph was instrumental in building the railroad in Utah. In partnership with John Sharp he took sub-contracts for the work through Weber Canyon. Earlier this same year ( 1872) Joseph Y oun g was appointed to preside over the Sevier district of the 57
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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 328833
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