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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 063
Description that we took a mounted company from the night's halting-place, until we met other horsemen coming out to meet us from the next one. An abrupt descent, into and out of the bed of Chalk Creek, brought us to FILLMORE. I ought to have been impressed by Fillmore, formerly the ter- ritorial capital; I ought to have been reminded of the fact by the big, "red, granite" building we passed where the territorial legis- lature used to assemble; I ought to have some idea of the size and population of the town; its schools, manufactures, and trading facilities. Honestly, this is all I remember: The place was on a rising ground above the plain, and was backed by p eaked mountains. I remember that I was shown the great, red building as we passed it; I remember driving through an orchard that clothed two hillsides, sloping to a rivulet, with three neat cottages embowered among the trees, the homes of Bishop Collister."" I noticed two cockney-looking villas in process of erection; having each its tower, bay-window, bow- window, dormer-window, balcony-verandah, recessed-porch, and pseudo-Gothic roof: features enough to jade the eye without allowing it to rest upon a yard of unbroken surface. I remarked the contrast to the house opposite where we halted, whose win- 360nce again Mrs. Kane changes the name so slightly-only an "a" to an "0" in the name of their host Bishop Thomas Callister. Actually, in 1872 at the time of the Kane family visit, Thomas Callister had been elevated from his position of bishop of Fillmore to stake president of Millard County. Later he became the patriarch of Millard Stake. Jenson, Biogj-aphical Encyclopedia, I :528-29, pays special attention to Thomas Callister's hospitality and his considerate treatment of the Indians. At this time he had three wives-Caroline, Helen, and Mary. See also n. 40. 63
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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 328839
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328839