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Twelve Mormon Homes, page 128

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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 128
Description not be published in the great cities till the next morning, of what had taken place this day in Congress, and the latest European sensation. This operator, a man of approved courage and strength of character, rode on a strong-limbed horse, never far from the President's carriage. He was so quiet and reticent that I did not discover his of&e, or that he had any, until we were half way on our journeyY2 The light of the telegrapher's fire drawing my attention to the window, I noticed that it, and all the others in the rooms I had seen, were shaded by long curtains of knitted lace. Mrs. Dawes had made them, she confessed with smiling pride. She had had plenty of time; for sister Fan. (the other little wife) had spent last summer with her, and, having been very sick, Fan. grew nervous, and liked her to spend the afternoon and evening sit- ting quietly by her bedside knitting. " `Fan.' did not live there, then?" " Oh, no; Fan. had a real nice house in St. George. She and Mr. Dawes had stopped for dinner on their way to a two- day meeting at Rockville, and the telegram came as they were sitting down. So, of course, they stayed to see us, and Fan. and she had been easily able to cook our supper between them." This was a good-hearted little woman. Baby had evidently in- -- 62This was probably William A. C. Bryan, who according to his own account, was frequently taken with President Young on his journeys to act as a private operator. "I used to go with this guard on a good, nimble intelligent horse as ever carried a saddle." When Brigham Young wanted the news or to send a message, Bryan would cut into the telegraph line and get the news and pass on any messages from President Young. Robert C. Lund of St. George often performed this same role for Brigham Young. Carter, "Telegraphy," Our Pioneer Heritage, 4:550-53 and McCune, History of Juab County, pp. 92-93. 128
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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/s6b27tj2/328904