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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
ID 328926
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2

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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 126
Description Dawes's hospitality provide for all the travelers. The decision was to halt at Bellevue, and the female suffrage, I will not deny, was in favor of a late start next morning. BELLEVUE I had an impression that Mr. Dawes's farmhouse was a mere summer shelter for the family, to which they retired when the heat made their town house at St. George unbearable; and at best expected it to turn out an untenanted, barn-like place." I forgot that a Mormon could have as many housekeepers as he had houses. It was dark when we drew up at the kitchen door of the farm-house. A ruddy light streamed out, and our new hostess stood on the threshold to greet us. The kitchen was as neat as a parlor, and the aromatic scent of hot coffee came pleas- antly to our hungry senses -the proof that we were expected. L Another Mrs. Dawes, as trim, pretty, and youthful-looking as the one who received us, came from the stove, where she was superintending some delicate cookery, and the two conducted us to our rooms. I had my choice of two equally comfortable ones, and found 61Bellevue (also Belle View) is present Pintura. Mr. Dawes may be Jacob Gates who was bishop of Bellevue. In 1874 when Brigham Young's party stopped with Bishop Gates, John D. Lee said of him: "We all put up with Elder Gates, who had good accommodations, warm barn for horses etc." Cleland and Brooks, A Mormon Chronicle, 2:337-38. According to Jenson, Biographical Encyclopedia, I: 198, Gates also resided in St. George. He was elected to the legislature from Washington County as well as Kane County-indicating he resided at two places at least. Under Dixie Sun, A History of Washington Cotinty by Those Who Loved Their Forbears ( [St. George:] Wash- ington County Chapter of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1950), pp. 357-59. 126
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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/s6b27tj2/328902