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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 074

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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 074
Description The day itself was so cold that our picnic was eaten in our closed carriages, instead of in the usual social open-air fashion. The sun was sinking when we reached COVE CREEK FORT, and drove in under its archway. T. soon called me outside to look at the landscape, and see how lonely a place we were in. The fort lay in a volcanic basin, geologically esteemed to be the crater of an extinct volcano. All round it were oddly-peaked, ragged- looking mountains glowing in purple and gold, looking no more substantial than the cloud-mountains of sunset with which they mingled. Farther on the road we were to travel next day some wagons were encamped, their supper-fires already kindled. At the foot of a hill hard by, a solitary thread of smoke beside a single "wick-i-up," as the Utes call their lodges, showed where a young Indian lay who had shot himself while hunting the day before. Round the fort were fields with unusually strong and high fences; outside it on the north was a very large barn with a well-filled yard, surrounded by a stockade. Our teams were being led in, to the discomposure of some cows who had a pro- prietary air as they moved sulkily aside to let the intruders enter. The smoke of their warm breath made a cloud in the frosty air. There was a broad sheet of ice to cross before entering the fort, and I wondered whence the water came, as I saw no water- course near. The fort has gray stone walls about thirty feet high, adorned with tall chimneys north and south, and with two great gateways opening east and west. Over one is inscribed "Cove Creek Fort Ranche, Entering the large paved courtyard, we found it filled with 74
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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/s6b27tj2/328850