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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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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 064
Description dows were a fleur de tete, and whose eaves projected scarcely six inches beyond the dull, unpointed brick walls; the only attempt at ornament being given by the impossible landscapes on the painted window-shades. Some Indians lounged against the fence, kicking up the dust lazily. I am ashamed to confess that I remember no more of the ex- ternal appearance of Fillmore; and there exists no "Murray" for Utah to make up travelers' memories for them.37 The mistress of the mansion showed herself in the door-way; a large, loosely-built matron, "standing with reluctant feet" on the uninteresting border-land between middle and old age. She rather made way for us to enter, than entreated us. We found her parlor in keeping with the exterior of the house, and heated almost to suffocation by a large sheet-iron stove. She sat with us a few moments, lamenting that her children were all married and gone; lamenting the trouble of housekeeping un- aided; and by inference lamenting the trouble of entertaining me. I consoled with her most sincerely, regretting her latest trouble perhaps even more than she did. After she withdrew to prepare our meal, a son of hers came in to call on T. This gentleman had frequently acted as sub Indian agent, and a quintette of Indians, emboldened by his presence, followed him into the room. When Mrs. Q. called US to supper, these gentry rose to accompany us. I looked helplessly at her. She said a few words in their dialect, which made them 371t is strange that Mrs. Kane remembered so little of this, Utah's territorial capital from 185 I to 1856. For details on the selection of Fillmore as the capital and the building of the capitol, see Everett L. Cooley, "Report of an Expedition to Locate Utah's First Capital," Utah Historical Qtiarterly 20 (1955): 329-38; and Everett L. Cooley, "Utah's Capitols," Utah Historical Quarterly 27 (1959): 256-73. 64
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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 328840
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328840