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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 096
Description Look at Dore's "Wandering Jew," striding along through forest and desert, always lonely, and possessed of secret knowl- edge he cannot impart. The artist makes the long perspective of tree-tops simulate crosses to reproach Ahasuerus. The same weird effect is given by these poles, and that endless slender wire, stretching over sandy plain and volcano-blasted mountain. The telegraph is protected from the Indians only by their own super- stition. They believe it is charmed, and friendly Indians have come many miles to inform the Mormons that poles were down in some solitude they crossed. They have not dared to touch the magic cordage themselves. The Navajoes would give their wits to know the mystery of the "medicine" which frustrates their best-laid plans, and posts Bishop Winsor and his "merry men" on guard at the Pass, ready any hour to intercept the horses they may have stolen two hun- dred miles away ! They have been foiled so often that, for the present, "the devil a monk would be." One Indian of the Pah-vants rode for some miles beside the Beaver horsemen, leaning far forward on his saddle as he can- tered along, his gay blanket dropped on the crupper like a riding-habit, his long, black hair and the fringes of his leggings fluttering in the wind of his going. But our horsemen soon dropped behind, waving courteous farewells to each carriage as it passed them. The road was rough; volcanic rocks cropping out and jarring us unexpectedly. The noonday halt was made at Buckhorn Springs, where we found but one little house, and at a short distance from it a stockaded enclosure for the animals.51 51Buckhorn Spring was just a stage stop about mid-point between Beaver and Parowan. There is a rest stop at the Spring today on Interstate Highway IS. 96
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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 328872
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328872