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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 111
Description voice in singing. But she had mastered her profession' well enough to tell by ear what was going over the wires, and I be- lieve that is considered a tolerable test. I like to see women tele- graphing, it is dainty work well suited to our sex; and on our Eastern roads the officers tell me that the women telegraphers are more steadily attentive to their duties than men, and of course seldomer, I hope I may say never, stupefied with the fumes of tobacco or liquor. Their offices are cleaner, too, and gay with flowers, and those who for their sins are compelled to wait for a train at a wayside station often appreciate this difference. Still, women yield to one dissipation men are less apt to indulge in, and it was a characteristic that betrayed the sex of the teleg- rapher at the place we had left in the morning, when Mrs. Hunt remarked to her sister-wife that evening that "Parowan has been called by St. George three times without answering. She will go to meeting!" Mr. Hunt did what he could to help, poor fellow, and poked his way about with a long stick, as he directed his little boys in the barn and garden. They had a garden behind the house which must have been very pretty in summer, the large beds having neat box edges, and the main walk passing between fine peach trees. His voice and manner, though melancholy and subdued, were those of a gentleman; and sitting apart beside the fire I over- was one of the first hotels in southern Utah and was one of the main supports of the family after Henry's blindness rendered him incapable of work. The hotel was located at the present First East Street and Harding Avenue. Lunt and Lunt, Life of Henry Lunt, p. $I!.; Arvilla Higbee Day and Zella Barnson Matheson, "Hotels in Cedar City" (Special Collections, Southern Utah State College) ; Carter, "Telegra- phy," Our Pioneer Heritage, 4:547; Jenson, Biographical Encyclopedia, 3:446-47. III
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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 328887
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328887