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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 121

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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 121
Description "Yes, indeed," the bishop answered, "and in a few hours they came riding back to Kannarra on the worst ones we had, as quiet as you please. The Navajoes are wonderful horse-tamers." I asked whether their method was known. He replied, that they carried the horses out of the way to subdue them; but he had seen them rub a little of a red powder which they had with them, on a headstrong horse's nose, and bring it into instant sub- jection. They would not sell him any of this powder, nor tell him what it was. Then Roundhed was bidden to propose a speculation to the next band of Navajoes that came along. The "church herd" on one of the islands in the Salt Lake has multiplied fast, and there are now a large number of wild horses there.5g No one lives on the island, but a number of wolves dispute its supremacy with the horses; and the horses have battles with the wolves for life- the supplies of other food for the carnivora being scanty-until they have grown so fierce that no white man finds it pay to attempt taming them. The proposition to be made the Navajoes was, that they should tame the church herd on shares. They should receive one-half the horses for their pains: the Mormons to have first choice, however. Bishop Roundhed seemed to think the Navajoes would embrace the offer. He showed me seven fine blankets which he had received in exchange for one small mare. These Navajo blankets are said to be waterproof, and many of them are of beautifully-varied colors; red, white, blue and black 5gPerhaps as many as a thousand head of horses were running on Antelope Island in 1860. The subject of church horses on Antelope Island is discussed in Dale L. Morgan, Great Salt Lake (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1947), pp. 252- 539 2559 3260 121
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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/s6b27tj2/328897