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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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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3678 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 085
Description others; and so fond of children, that she used to smuggle my boys away for morning sometimes, always returning them with their hair elaborately curled. I used to wonder at this, but I found that she was "homesick for the children" left behind in Salt Lake City. "Her own children, of course?" you say. By no means. "The bigger ones could manage very well without her; but she yearned for the little chaps," her own and the other wife's, who were missing her, too, she was sure. And when we returned to Salt Lake City, and she brought a flock of children to see me, the special pet who clung to her skirts, and who seemed to have had every hair of his head curled separately, was the third wife's child! Jane had been one of the hand-cart pilgrims, and had pushed her cart, and done all the cooking for her father's family, six- teen in number, at every halt they made for two months. Like many of the younger women, she had not "experienced convic- tion" at the time when her elders joined the church, but had fallen into line because the rest did. Her convictions seemed certain now, and her reverence for her husband was unbounded. He was a simple, sincere, and upright old man, a real patriarch, for whom no one could entertain a disrespectful feeling. He joined us as we walked, and seemed pleased with the subject of our conversation. Mrs. Helen, they told me, was a sincere Christian, a firm Presbyterian for more than six years after her husband changed his faith. After they were driven from Nauvoo the last time, the trials of the journey and encampments on the prairie softened her heart. Never a murmur crossed her lips, or as much as a word against the decrees of Providence; but her favorite text of
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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 328861
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328861