Twelve Mormon Homes, page 119

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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 119
Description went to the little meeting-house, whence the boys returned awed by their recollections of the hideous painted faces of some Pi- edes, who had flattened their noses against the window-panes of the building, back of where they sat. "Enough," Evy declared, "to give him nightmares for a year." As for me, I had found my first breath of keen air more than enough, and had withdrawn to the fireside, where I was entertained for the remainder of the day by one of the informal audiences I have spoken of. One brother was "breathing fire and slaughter" against the Pi-edes; and the bishop's exhortations having failed to inspire charity in his breast, he was brought to Brother Brigham to be "counselled" into submissiveness. I was told that he was a "rash man, " venturing out alone from the settlements, and had been repeatedly chased by the Indians; and that "it was his brothers who got into the bad scrape." "What scrape was that?" I inquired, desiring to hear some adventure with a triumphant end. "Well, both his brothers and the wife of one of them were pursued and killed. They were not scalped; but they were stripped and their wagon robbedY8 "By the Navajoes, I suppose?" "Why, no," said my informant, sinking his voice, and looking cautiously at the bereaved brother; "they were Pi-edes; and un- fortunately he thinks he recognizes one of his sister's earrings 58This is probably a reference to the killing of Joseph and Robert Berry (also spelled Berrie) and Robert's wife Isabella who were on their way to Long Valley. Near Short Creek on the Arizona Strip, they were attacked by Indians on April 2, 1866, and killed. Gottfredson, Indian Depredations in Utah, pp. 181-83; C. Gregory Crampton, Standing Up Country, The Canyon Lands of Utah and Arizona (New York: Alfred Knopf, rg65), p. 92. I19
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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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