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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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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
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 100
Description to-Mrs. Norman. This one was tall, thin, serious and high- cheek-boned, and the two together reminded me of Hood's "For I am short and she is tall, And that's the short and long of it." To repress my inclination to smile, I plunged into conversation, inquiring whether a young woman who appeared in the door- way for a moment, vanishing at a summons from the kitchen, was the tall wife's daughter. She replied, chidingly, "Certainly not!" and the plump one answered, merrily, "Oh, no. No, that's our Mr. Norman's third ! "54 Of Parowan itself, I saw little. The principal houses surround the court-house square, and are shaded generously by double 54Bishop Norman is p robably William H. Dame whose "low-roofed but wide- spreading home" still stands in Parowan. It is located directly across the street from the town square where a rock church stands that dates from the 1850s. William H. Dame was one of the stalwarts of the church and of the colonization of southern Utah. He was associated with Joseph Smith in Nauvoo and came to Utah in the migration of 1848. He was called to the Iron Mission in Parowan in 185 I. In 1852 he headed the settlement at Red Creek but a year later returned to Parowan. In 1856 he was named stake president in Parowan and held that position until 1880, except for a period when on a mission to England. He was an officer in the territorial militia, territorial legislator, farmer, and businessman. Although arrested and im- prisoned for alleged participation in the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Dame was not convicted and he continued to play an active role in the community. William Dame had four wives, but died without children of his own. His wives were Lovinna Andrews, Virginia Lovina Newman, Sarah Ann Carter, and Lydia Ann Killian, but only three wives were living with Dame in 18~2. Della Dame Edmunds, "Life History of William H. Dame" (William H. Dame Papers, Special Collections Department, Marriott Library, University of Utah), and Jenson, Biographical Encyclopedia, I ~532. The telegraph office was initially located in William Dame's home but later moved to the home of Robert Quarm and Bishop Charles Adams. Carter, "Teleg- raphy," Our Pioneer Heritage, 4:547. 100
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Source Twelve Mormon homes visited in succession on a journey through Utah to Arizona
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328876