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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 112

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

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 112
Description heard what was probably not intended for my ears. His little unkempt barefooted boys had followed him into the room. He sat down with my Evan on his knee, and passing his hand over the child's curling locks, and the fine cloth of his jacket, said to his own sons,- "Lads, when I was your age I was dressed like this, and a servant waited upon me. When you grow to my age, remember I never grudged what I have undergone for my faith." In the morning when we assembled for prayers, he was prayed for, Mormon fashion,-"Bless his lids that the swelling thereof may diminish ; and his eyeballs that the inflammation may cease, o and the nerve of his eyes that its sensitiveness may be restored; and that he may see again the beauty and the glory of Thy Kingdom." After we rose, as the custom was in many houses, the family sang a hymn; and it touched me to see him (although there were two wives which present repelled me), standing with his hand on the shoulder of one, the telegraph operator, while the other had her little ones grouped about her; and singing, "Mercy, oh thou Son of David, Thus blind Bartimeus prayed." Poor man! His eyesight, I heard, did get a little better before we left Utah, and he became able to "see men as trees walking," and for even that cloudy vision he was thankful. As he said after prayers that day, "It might be the Lord's will to grant him sight, and if so his faith should not be wanting to enable him to lay hold of the blessing." While I was acquainting myself with this simple household, 112
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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/s6b27tj2/328888