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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 062
Description of the Sevier passing to its mysterious grave in the desert. Then we came to Cedar Springs, a place on the "Bench," looking out over a plain; near us, grassy enough to be entitled to be called ranch-ground, but wasting away into the Sevier Desert pure and simple. The little settlement itself was buried in fruit-trees.35 Our day's journey carried us to Fillmore, the county seat of Millard. Both names were tributes of gratitude from the Mor- mons to a man who treated them fairly when they risked being "improved off the face of creation." They had then neither silver nor gold, nor shares in railroads or other corporations to "tip" him with; but in those days American statesmen were not all in the market, and the benefits they conferred were sometimes given without an extended palm. Millard Fillmore's town and county represent no money value to him, but the recorded thankfulness of a people should be worth something to the man, as the days draw near in which he must reckon up his deeds as they will appear in the light of heavenly wisdom. From Cedar Springs we had an escort of citizens, on horse- back, all the way to Fillmore; and from this time I often noticed 35This is present-day Holden, although on a map of 1872-73, the name Holden appears but no Cedar Springs is to be found. United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. Topographical Atlas Projected to illustrate Geograph- ical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian of Longitude . . . Em- bracing Results of the Difleyent Expeditions under the Command of ~st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers [Washington: Government Printing OfIice, 1875~18891. The town's name was changed from Cedar Springs to Holden in 1858 when a post of&e was established. It is curious that in 1872, Mrs. Kane would still call the town by its original name. See Day and Ekins, History of Millard County, pp. zgo-310. 62
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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/s6b27tj2/328838