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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 092
Description This gentleman's house was so large a one as to accommodate almost the whole of our party, but it was presided over only by his pretty daughter,- his still prettier wife being so great an invalid as to be unable to do more than make an appearance in her easy-chair enveloped in soft shawls for a short half-hour after supper. To spare her nerves, the roomy parlor adjoining her chamber was left unoccupied, and the dining-room was used as a sitting-room, while our meals were served in the kitchen, whose dainty cleanliness obviated all necessity for the excuses the young hostess made for leading the way there when we went to supper. She had several assistants in her housekeeping labors, and I supposed they were neighbors or servants. The tone of the household appeared so thoroughly monogamic, the illness of its female head so manifestly forming the chief topic of concern to husband and daughter, that it never occurred to me, until after I had left Beaver, to inquire whether Mr. Macbeth had more wives than one. He had. Three.4g So that my diary with its notes of satisfaction over finding myself "once more under a true wife's roof" reads rather absurdly. Bishop Macbeth and his wife and daughter looked and talked 4gJohn R. Murdock would have to be Mrs. Kane's Macbeth. John Murdock was born in Ohio and had been in the employ of Joseph Smith at the time of the prophet's death. He became a member of the Mormon Battalion, marching all the way to California. He later lived in Lehi and participated in the Utah War. He was in the party that escorted Thomas L. Kane to Omaha when he left Utah in I%$ after the peaceful settlement of the Utah War. His residency in Beaver dated from 1864 when Brigham Young named him bishop of all Beaver County. He served in that position until 1877. He was a legis-
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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 328868
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328868