Twelve Mormon Homes, page 135

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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
Format application/pdf
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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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Title Twelve Mormon Homes, page 135
Description mons, who liked the "Lamanite" legend, I hinted that this might be an indistinct tradition of the Spanish missions. Heroic Jesuits and Dominicans penetrated much farther north than this, centuries ago. The Sacred Mountain may have been one of their Stations. I have been informed that the names of several of them are recorded in Rome as having undergone martyrdom in these supernatural lands. Poor fellows! Dream never constructed, in fevered brain, the image of a more hideous land to die in! After this, anything like well-regulated landscape was lost in mere sensation. Everything grew red. The rock strata were of red sandstone: this was generally of a bright brick-red. The sands and earths, the result of their decomposition, over which we drove, were either a brick-red, or a shade more trying, which glowed, when seen under the sun's rays, a true flame-color. Once or twice, when this orange blazed against the black lava-blocks, we had the truly diabolic livery of our Lord Sathanas,- "Blood and fire and vapor of smoke." We experienced a sense of physical relief when we wound down from the last "mesa," and left "the Red Planet Mars" for our own placid green earthY A black volcanic ledge shut out the last of the terrible gran- 67As a tourist, one who did not have to scratch a livelihood from the arid and desolate land, Elizabeth Kane could look upon and appreciate the colorful and unusual formations of the Kolob and Zion Canyon mountains. Diaires of the same period of those who were forced to live in the region do not reflect the same feelings as those of Mrs. Kane. The treacherous route, known as Peter's Leap, over the Black Ridge is currently the subject of exhaustive studies by Maurine Whipple of St. George and Morris Shirts of Southern Utah State College. I35
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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 328911
Reference URL