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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 083
Description rest. It was treeless, shrubless, and destitute of water, however; and the dog-towns and ant-hills, with which its surface was plentifully besprinkled, showed no signs of life. The little communist citizens were wrapped in their winter sleep, and the children could not elicit a remonstrant squeak as they ran among the tiny domes, accompanied by their friend, Elder Potteau. As for me, one of our company, a dark-eyed, rosy little Welshwoman, who had hitherto proceeded no fur- ther in making my acquaintance than to exchange morning and evening salutations, plucked up spirit enough-it could scarcely be owing to the inspiration of the cheering cup of composition- to join me in a ramble before the horses were put to. Her husband, one of the kindest of T.`s old friends of `46, had been among the first to greet us on our arrival in Salt Lake City. In answer to T.`s inquiries after his good wife, he had produced her daguerreotype to show me. She had "passed be- hind the veil" two years before, but he spoke of her death with evident emotion. "Here, at last," I had thought, "is one man, high in Mormon esteem, yet a monogamist." It was a shock to me to recognize him on our journey, ac- companied by his other wife, and I now learned from her that the fair-haired son who was with them was not her offspring, nor the offspring of "Helen," but that of third wife. Yet again the third wife did not claim him, having "given him away," at his birth, to Helen. "For all of Helen's children had grown up by that time, and she brought Le Roy up as her own." Mistress Jane told me that the youngster could not hear his adopted mother's death spoken of without weeping; and there- 83
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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 328859
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328859