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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
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 103
Description and patting us. She had only been in Utah three months, and had come out with a train of indigent, almost destitute, converts. When such persons arrive, the bishops of the different wards provide them with homes and work, and Bishop Norman had taken her to his own roof, because her absolute deafness made her an unacceptable inmate to most people. "But I can make you hear, can't I?" screamed the jolly wife into her ear, growing purple with the exertion. The deaf woman nodded with a pleased look, as she replied, "Never once yet ." Fortunately for Mrs. Norman's confusion, she went on to tell me that "never once yet" had she regretted leaving England. The saints were so good to her, notwithstand- ing her infirmity. I thought Mrs. Norman certainly was, when I saw how much trouble she had to make the sufferer under- stand anything. Mrs. Norman said she always went to meeting, and seemed to enjoy it as much as if she knew what was said there; and I noticed that one of the wives remained at home to take care of the house that evening to let Priscilla go to meeting, "because it was one of the few pleasures she seemed to have." She had been aged by a domestic tragedy, which whitened her hair in early youth, but her deafness had come on gradually. She was a "servant" in the Normans' house, but, in the south- ern Mormon settlements at least, there is no distinction made between mistress and servant. The younger "sisters" think it no degradation to go to live in the houses of the married ones and help them with their work, and when work is over, they sit down to meals or "go to parties" together. I am not speaking of the rougher sort alone. I have met a wealthy bishop's daughter at a dance, dressed in white muslin, who has opened the door for I03
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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
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328879