Twelve Mormon Homes, page 079

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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
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 079
Description you prefer to trust your sick to the different human systems of doctoring rather than to the hands of God?" What did I answer? Oh, I said, loftily, that T. did not wish me to enter into theological arguments. I found this always a very safe reply; my Mormon friends thoroughly approving the teaching of St. Paul, that a woman should refer all theological puzzles to her own husband at home. Ah, St. Paul, little didst thou foresee how busy our husbands would be all day in Wall Street, how tired and cross every evening at home! Fancy our asking t/zem to extract roots of doctrine for us! Darkness had fallen by the time supper was over; but the great gates were left open later than usual, as one of our bag- gage wagons had not yet come up. T. took the little boys to see the wounded Indian. The squaws had bitten the flesh around the wound to stop the bleeding, and had then erected the wick- i-up over him as he lay, being afraid to let him be carried as far . as the friendly shelter of the fort. I went to sit for half an hour with the ladies of our party, and groping my way back in the darkness came suddenly on the two squaws, who had raised the sash of my window a little, and were so absorbed in peeping into the lighted splendors of the apartment, having lifted a corner of the blind to do so, that they did not hear my approach. It would be hard to say whether I or they were most startled. They contrived by signs and repe- titions of "Bigham's" name to let me know they wanted to see him, so I conducted them to where his family were still seated round the fire, and then slipped away, leaving them to dispose of their visitors as thev liked. I found the chatelaine giving a few final touches to the com- 79
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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 328855
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