Twelve Mormon Homes, page 109

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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 Modified 2011-04-07
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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 109
Description ren, barren plain, which the poor saints of the congregation were vainly trying to improve. The plain sparkled in the sunshine. It was white for miles with soda! and the alkali was the most discouraging feature of the leprous landscape. But his hopeful disposition failed to suggest the idea that I hear is now under consideration at Washington. It is proposed that such lands shall be sold to future settlers at a higher price than ordinary gov- ernment land; to wit, as if they contained coal and iron, silver or gold-in Washington English, as mineral lands. Had the preacher but thought of that! CEDAR CITY When we fairly entered Cedar City I was pleased with its many long rows of trees. It is a (comparatively) old town, and they have had time to attain a very large size. The street where we halted was a shady avenue, and the lids drooped of my homesick Evan's eyes as the breeze rustled in the leafless branches arching overhead. Under foot was a sheet of ice. The person whose duty it was to shut off the water at night that flowed through the streets, had forgotten to do so the night before, and the channels had frozen on the surface and overflowed and frozen again. We drew up before a large brick house in front of which a great bell swung. It had been made at the foundry, and when I suggested to our hostess that the noise it made must be deafening, so close to the parlor window, she answered with simplicity, "Oh, no; there's such a crack in it that it makes hardly any noise at all." Our host was a blind man. Hardly yet in the prime of life, the IO9
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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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