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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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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 087
Description Great was Helen's disappointment; but after a time many of her little trees threw up fresh shoots. Shortly after, too, one of the brethren, who had invested all his savings in the purchase and transportation of ten thousand young fruit-trees, divided the few dozen of choice varieties, which he had been able to save from the grasshoppers, among the families, and Helen secured some which she nursed and petted as in other days she had tended her roses and geraniums. No one had money to repay the gardener for his treasures, but they gave him bullets, axes, flour,-very little of that,- nails; anything of which they could spare a part, and almost everybody bought a few. I asked Mr. - whether thev had ever been maltreated by the Indians in consequence of living outside the fort. Helen was greatly affrighted once, he said, but that was all. He had made his dwelling as secure as he could with bolts and bars, and bought a heavy watch-dog. Indians often came to beg, but they behaved well, as he and the dog were always on the premises. One day, however, he was forced to go to the canon to be absent all day. Helen felt so timid that she called Tiger inside the house and shut him up in the bedroom. Noonday came, and she had forgotten her terrors, when a malevolent-looking Indian came boldly into the kitchen. He had probably watched th e h ouse, and supposed the dog gone as well as the man. He asked for bread. She gave him some biscuit and four ounces of flour,-all she had to give,-but he threw it down and demanded more, working himself up .on her refusal until he felt angry enough to take aim at her with his
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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 328863
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328863