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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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 067
Description once with undissembled admiration, and stood posturing before it, and adjusting a strip of leather, dotted with tin studs, that covered the parting of his coarse, black locks, until the rest of the party had filed out. Kanosh, an old acquaintance of 18$3, mourned to my hus- band over the changes death had caused in his band since then, and asked to be told the truth: were any gifts or annuities allotted him by the government; or was he cheated out of them by the agents; had he not a right to stay on the farm his band cultivated at Corn Creek; why must he "be poked ofi with guns to `Uintah?" I do not intend to report Kanosh's set speech, although it struck me as decidedly clever. His prejudice against Mr. Dodge, the agent, has probably no greater foundation than most Indian complaints.38 How great that is, I reserve my opinion! My hus- band made Kanosh dictate a statement in his own words, which I took down in my pocket-diary. The astute old fox made three persons read it to him to make sure I was not cheating him, before he made his X mark: "One snow-time since, I got blankets; no flour, no beef, but a little last spring; no flour, no oats, no wheat, no corn, no bullets; no see nothing but Dodge; Dodge talk heap talk; weino peshar- rony katz yak-good talk, but no give." (Mr. D. is said to have been a Baptist clergyman or missionary.) his KANOSH, X mark. Fillmore, Dec. 17, 1872. "This would be W. G. Dodge, special agent sent to Utah to help in the Black Hawk War. See Jones, Forty Years Among the Indians, pp. 200-1 I; and Flora 67
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328843
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328843