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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 130
Description you would ask her. She was married twice in the States before she joined." At this there was a titter, I think, at the fair ingenue's expense, but perhaps my own! At prayers that night I was struck by the unusual fervency of the petitions for the Lamanites (Indians), "that they might see visions and dream dreams that would lead them to embrace the truth." I presume it was owing to a report two brothers from "Toc- quer" brought of the doings of the prophet in the White Pine District.`" TO ST. GEORGE Going into Bellevue kitchen in the morning, I surprised Presi- dent Young aiding our rheumatic Philadelphia D'Orsay to com- plete his regalia. It was amusing to see John'* accepting every Civil Right "these yer Mormons" admitted him to as tributes to his monogamic superiority. Never a word of those profuse apol- ogies which the natural politeness of colored people under ordi- nary circumstances would have prompted, on receiving such a courtesy from a white man seventy years of age, passed his lips. 63The prophet here referred to was probably Tavibo, father of the more famous Piute Indian, Wovoka, founder of the Ghost Dance Religion during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. There has been very little written about Tavibo, but several books deal with Wovoka and the Ghost Dance. See Paul Bailey, Wovoka, the Indian Messiah (Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1957) ; James Mooney, The Ghost Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of ~890 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1905), chapter one. 64This is John, the Kane's black servant. I30
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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 328906
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b27tj2/328906