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A Danish Courtship

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title A Danish Courtship
Description Elder Brown has asked me to answer cerning the need of someone to care for hold duties. Since I have had some experience in this respect, I should be pleased to come and help as you suggested. There was more, but after the letter was mailed, the promise Christiana had made to this man she had never met was all she could think about. Other letters crossed the wide ocean and soon the day arrived for goodbyes to her mother and the dear friends she had made in Odense. As Christiana boarded the boat with restrained, tears for her mother, for the homeland she was leaving, perhaps never to see again. As Christiana stood on the deck that day in June, her auburn hair touched by the wind, her sad blue eyes reflecting the blue of the water, Hans Brown, who stood near by thought, "Christian will be pleased. She will be a good wife for him. " The ocean voyage was long and tiring with much opportunity for reflection. Yet Christiana's keen wit and sparkling personality helped make the trip more enjoyable for many aboard. The "old world" was now behind her and a new life lay ahead. She was ready to accept the challenges and assume whatever responsibilities might be hers. As the boat docked in New Orleans and Christiana and the little group later boarded the train that would take them west to Utah, she was filled with awe and gratitude to be in America, the land of which she had so long dreamed. In Salt Lake City arrangements were made for the trip by wagon to Mt. Pleasant, home of Lund and the three missionaries. By the time they re arc hed their 1 ? 7
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Identifier 141_A Danish Courtship.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324926
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324926