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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 113

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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 113
Description `I". was pestered in the parlor by some of the same class of min- ing speculators who beset him at Salt Lake City. There were also plain farmers who had come to seek counsel of "Brother Brigham," whether to sell their farms to speculators, or to go shares with them in seeking minerals, or simply to plod on, using their coal only for family purposes. These gaped with open mouths at the glib, eager man, who had his pocket full of specimens from this and that neighboring mountain, and who pressed upon T. a share in his enterprise in return for a loan of the capital his worn boots showed his need of. These men had some really fine specimens, though their value was impaired to experienced eyes by their having been "doctored." Still, I do not mean to say that Cedar City has not a great future before it, pos- sessing as it does, coal, lime, and iron ores in convenient prox- imity to each other. I hope Mr. Hunt's boys may share the prosperity of their birthplace ! T. presently made his escape to a more interesting group. Out- side the windows near the big bell, stood all the winter afternoon a patient cluster of Indians. One sat on a rough pony, who stood motionless with drooping head, tired apparently by a long jour- ney. The rider had his foot in a bloody bandage, and glanced from time to time at the parlor window. Did he hope the Great Medicine "Bigham" would come out and cure him? He never said anything, and rode quietly away at dusk. I knew "Bigham" couldn't cure him, but felt half-provoked that he didn't come out and make-believe to do so. The leader, a well-built, and, for a Ute, rather handsome man, could speak a few words of Mexican-Spanish. He bore a name common to many chiefs in Utah, but not then known to fame. He was a, but not the I13
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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 328889
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328889