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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 078
Description was appealed to, answered, "Oh! ahem? ay !" first interjection- ally, then interrogatively, and then affirmatively-which ap- peared to be entirely satisfactory; for she went on: "Yes, you laid hands on her when she was only six days old, and she seemed as if she had not an hour to live." This was not the first time I had heard the Mormons allude to the laying-on of hands. It was explained to be their revival of the early Christian custom enjoined by the Apostle James: "Is any sick among you. 7 Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up." As we crossed the court on our way back to our rooms, I remarked to a lady near me, "Mrs. Lucy, the orthodox Christian churches no longer practice the custom (for the Roman Catho- lic anointing of the dying is a different one), because the days of miracles are over ." "Ah," she replied ; "the orthodox churches, as you call them, Mrs. T., only assert that, because their faith is so torpid that they cannot be blessed with miracles. As our Saviour said, they can- not do many mighty works because of their unbelief ,* and again, the word preached does not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that hear it. You Presbyterians," she continued, "reject the traditions of the Church and the authority of the early fathers, and rely upon what the Bible says. Now, James's epistle is one of the very last printed in the New Testament. Where is your authority for considering his injunction to have been abrogated subsequently? Don't you see it is a salve to your consciences which you apply, because your faith is so weak that 78
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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 328854
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328854