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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 106

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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 106
Description God's sake! I should feel as if I were agreeing to look upon my past life as a-as a worthless woman's-upon which I had never had His bl essing. I'd rather die! " How I detested her husband as she spoke! I felt sure he could not believe that that was a divine ordinance which sacrified those women's lives to his. I heard him say that when "Joseph" first promulgated the Revelation of Polygamy he "felt that the grave was sweet! All that winter, whenever a funeral passed,- `and it was a sickly season'- I would stand and look after the hearse, and wish I was in that coffin! But that went over ! " I should think it had gone over! He has had more than half a dozen wives. PAROWAN TO CEDAR We had a serenade at Parowan as well as at Nephi, but I was SO tired that I fell asleep before it was ended. T. praised the sing- ing; and, in answer to my inquiries, told me that four babies, in arms, made their appearance with their mammas, the female singers of the choir. Next morning, too, the brass band made their appearance as we took our departure; somewhat to the discomposure of the nerves of one of the horses, who broke away from the groom who was harnessing him, and after careening round the yard, leaped the fence, and galloped off to the open country. The time occupied in recapturing him enabled the band to give us a number of airs, and superbly well they played them. Our morning drive to Cedar City was uninteresting; volcanic rocks, sage-brush, rabbit-bush, and grease-wood; on the plain 106
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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
ID 328882
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328882