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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 125

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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 125
Description curve of the precipice even less than taking the inner. The stream still falls more rapidly than the road, for I have made a hurried mental calculation that my courage can hold out until we have accomplished the five hundred feet of descent we first looked down upon. But we ought to have done that half a mile ago, and we seem to be looking down from a greater height still. "Oh me ! " I exclaim; "is there no way of getting home in spring without coming back this way. ?" No, only this; unless I like to go down through the Apache country better. At last we near the bottom. The stream, released from its icy fetters, dashes gayly at our feet, and we are level with the top of a magnificent stone-pine, the one and only big tree I have seen in Utah. No; here is another, sheltered by the great rock wall; and now we are out of Ash Creek Canon, and over the rim of the basin ! We had descended a thousand feet, the Mormons said. T. con- tradicted them; which I thought was a great shame. The air was perceptibly warmer. A pool of water near which we passed was not in the least frost-bound. The evening grew chill, however, before we reached Bellevue, a place which b e ies its name, being in a narrow valley between 1 steep mountains. There had been some discussion at Kannarra as to our remain- ing here for the night. Some of the party were in favor of push- ing on, if possible, to St. George. Little Mabel had inspired my boys with an eager desire to stay at Bellevue, where she had spent a child's happy summer, and was positive that Mr. Dawes's barn could accommodate all the horses, and Mrs.
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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/s6b27tj2/328901