Forty-niner in Utah, page 059

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Title A Forty-niner in Utah with the Stansbury Exploration of Great Salt Lake: Letters and Jounral of John Hudson, 1848-50
Creator Hudson, John, 1826-1850
Subject Frontier and pioneer life; Letters; Diaries -- Authorship; Mormons
Subject Local Mormons --Utah--Biography; Frontier and pioneer life --Utah; West (U.S.) --Description and travel; Utah --Description and travel
Description John Hudson, artist and writer, chronicles his travels from New York City across the Plains towards California to partake in the Gold Rush. What was to have been a temporary stop in Salt Lake City stretches to sixteen months and includes participation in Captain Howard Stansbury's expedition of the Great Salt Lake.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Contributors Madsen, Brigham D.; Cooley, Everett L.; Tyler, S. Lyman; Ward, Margery W.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 11
Coverage Time: 1848-50
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 14.75 cm x 23 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
ARK ark:/87278/s6v1242x
Topic Mormons; Frontier and pioneer life; United States, West; Utah; Letters; Diaries--Authorship
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 327931
Reference URL

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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 059
Description March-May 1849 to find letters there for me. Send to the care of Dewitt & Harrison San Francisco John Hudson Colony Guard.26 With best love to you all & Uncle who I trust will not be much disappointed & is sat- isfied with the arrangements made with Mr Robbins I remain Yours very Affectionately John Hudson I? S. I hope that you are all well & happy I scarce need say I think very often of you & pray that all of us may be preserved to meet undivided again in this world. Do not be apprehensive on my ac- count I am perfectly well in good spirits & exult in the enterprize. B Hudson Esqr 18 Bull st Birmingham New York May 1.1849. Mr B. Hudson My dear Sir I have the pleasure to own receipt of your Communication of the 5th Ult. & also the pleasure to Enclose one I have received within the hour from your Son John-The latter was Covered by a letter to myself from him in which he gave me permission to read it,-which I have done with great relish. It is calculated I should suppose to allay in a good measure the anxiety & fears I was primed to hear you express in regard to him & I sincerely hope you may see no further occasion for great uneasiness on his account. The Steamer "Sarahsands" upon which vessel Messr Blyth & Graham shipped this package of goods intended for your Son ar- rived this day in port- In following the instructions you report 26 Dewitt & Harrison were reported as being worth $125,000 in 1851 and out of 508 San Francisco and Sacramento firms listed, only 24 were credited with greater wealth. In 1848 the Dewitt & Harrison store was located on the northwest corner of Sansome and Pacific streets. The company later became Dewitt, Kittle and Company, then Kittle and Company, and finally went out of business shortly before 1912. A "Pile, " A Glance at the Wealth of the Monied Men of San Francisco and Sacramento City (San Francisco: Cooke and Lecourt, Booksellers, MSl), p. 6; Zoeth Skinner Eldredge, The Beginnings of San Francisco from the Expedition of Anza, 1774 to the City Charter of April 1.5, 1850 (San Francisco: Zoeth S. Eldredge, 1912), p. 583. 59
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Source A Forty-niner in Utah with the Stansbury Exploration of Great Salt Lake: Letters and Journal of John Hudson, 1848-50
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327744
Reference URL