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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 073
Description riage before the door. No notice was taken of his arrival, and when he sent a rider in to announce him, expecting Kanosh to come out, Kanosh sent answer, that when he went to see "Big- ham, Bigham sat still in his house; and what was manners for Bigham, was manners for Kanosh." "He's right," said Brigham, and, leaving the carriage, he went in to pay his respects to the chief. Kanosh was perched on the high four-posted bed, sitting cross-legged "plump in the feathers." He wore a heavy, pilot cloth great-coat, buttoned to the chin, a pair of new cowhide boots, and his finest red blanket over all. It was a very warm day in May, and the window was closed. The perspiration streamed down his face, but he sat erect and motionless, feeling that he "must do something for dignity." President Young tried hard to maintain his gravity, but it was completely upset when the valance of the bed was cautiously lifted at one side, and the youngest wife protruded her head, and looked up to survey the general effect of her lord's appearance. We could not see the Kanosh mansion from the road, and after leaving Corn Creek, I do not remember passing any settle- ment that day. I suppose the country had too little water, for I remember that we carried water from Corn Creek for the horses, to the sheltered little hollow in the hills where we "nooned." I know our bottle of milk was frozen solid, and we had to depend on the charity of our neighbors. The Mormons all quaffed, with great apparent relish, a horrible beverage called "composition," made of ginger, cayenne-pepper, cloves, and bayberries ground to powder, sweetened, and mixed with cream, diluted with boil- ing water. This stuff had not frozen, and they drank it cold. 73
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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 328849
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328849