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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 090
Description BEAVER I was quite sorry to part from Mrs. Jane, when the horses were once more put to. Short as our afternoon's drive was, it proved a tiresome one: we were obliged to move so slowly, and the chil- dren's usual chatter had to be hushed. I had given my husband's place in the carriage to a sick lady, and I feared that they might arouse the beautiful pale creature from a sleep into which she fell nearly as soon as the motion of the carriage began. The barren hills and plains gave way to one scene that re- minded us of home: I think it was "INDIAN CREEK," where a shallow stream flowed between gently-rising banks fringed with cottonwood trees. There were nicely--fenced-in fields here, and a decent farmhouse, but the people were all away. There had been an Indian alarm, we were told, and the settlers had been warned in from exposed points. The children begged to stop a little longer to refresh their eyes with the sight of "running water, and trees big enough to look at," but after the horses had done drinking we had to pass on to arrive at Beaver before dusk. We went on descending until we reached the hard gravelly plain in which Beaver lies. Some one told me that no mice existed there because the soil was too hard for them to work. But hard or not, the Mormons have picked out and fenced some three thousand acres fit for cultivation. (My informant was a woman. She is not to be held responsible for accuracy within a thousand acres or so more or less.) Although I must say that the fields I saw looked as if the pebbly bed of some ancient stream had been fenced in! More- over, it is rather frosty: last summer there were only seven weeks
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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 328866
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328866