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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 127

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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 127
Description them both brightly carpeted, and well furnished. Summoned to supper, I entered a large, pleasant room, with a blazing fire, and a look of refinement about its arrangement that was in de- lightful contrast to the wild scenes I had been gazing on during the afternoon. In an instant Arabia Deserta had blossomed into Arabia Felix. All our companions seemed in the best of spirits, and the mountains of rolls, the piled-up dishes of steaming potatoes, the steaks and chickens that our party made an end of before the more fanciful edibles, the cakes, and pies, and preserves were attacked, were enough to have justified the debate whether it was fair to come down on a Bellevue household on such short notice as we were compelled to give. But the little dames flitted about from parlor to kitchen, smilingly pressing fresh supplies upon us, and encouraging us to empty their great glass pitchers of delicious cream `while we could,' as the milk at St. George was affected by the alkaline water and peculiar grasses. After tea, the females, one and all, withdrew into the kitchen to "help wash up," -a performance that was enacted to the tune of merry laughter, and accomplished in an incredibly short time. A lovely little baby girl tottered into the parlor and signified her wish to be lifted on my knee, to the delight of my boys, with whom she began playing "bo-peep." The women then came back, and we talked around the fire till a late hour. Outside I could see a light leaping up at the foot of the moun- tain, and was told that the telegrapher who accompanied us had tapped the wire and was taking down the news by the warm blaze. Again the anomaly: in this lonely place, in the mountain gorge, to hear read out, as I presently did, the news that would
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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
ID 328903
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328903