Twelve Mormon Homes, page 114

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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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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 114
Description Captain John, Juan, or Jack. I transfer this mention of him from my note-book here, solely because I have a long story to tell of him, further on. He became possessed with the notion that he was divinely inspired, and did some frightfully queer things. I have seen something of insane persons, and a good deal more of religious enthusiasts ; but a red Indian crazy upon religion, is the hardest character to understand I can conceive of. The belief of some of these characters in their most ridiculous fancies is absolute. One of them, for instance, who was recently an esteemed friend of this very John, ordered his followers to kill him, to prove how instantly he would receive a new body. He laid his head d own: they chopped it off; and I visited his grave. KANNARRA Our next stage from Cedar City was to Kannarra. "Wrap up the children well," Mrs. Jane said, as we were about starting; " you will need all the warm clothing you have. We shall reach the rim of the basin this evening." We thanked her afterwards for the timely warning. Our way lay along a level plain, forming an avenue between mountains that gradually drew closer together toward the south, where opened the one wide pass of Kannarra. Before sunset we caught sight of a great mountain ablaze with color, which we called Mt. Sinai. It stood apart on our left, half withdrawn between two gray masses which we christened the Twin Friars: a natural rock portal revealing the entrance to a gloomy canon at their feet. Hard by, in the foreground, ap- peared some crumbling adobe walls, fast resolving themselves I14
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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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