Correspondence of George E. Blair to Luna Young Thatcher

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Title Correspondence of George E. Blair to Luna Young Thatcher
Alternative Title 0120_06_03
Creator Blair, George Elias, 1865-1905
Contributor Thatcher, Luna Young, 1842-1922
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1888
Temporal Coverage 1888-1903
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Logan (Utah)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History; Blair, George E.--Correspondence; Utah--Social life and customs--19th century
Description 1888-1903; Blair, George E., to Luna Young Thatcher, known as Mimi (Mother-in-law). These letters show a loving relationship and a business association between George and his mother-in-law, Luna Young Thatcher.; In 1888 he discusses financial matters pertaining to a home George is leasing from the Thatchers. Sends rent money and collects rentals and helps rent some of the Thatcher property in Salt Lake City. Keeps her informed of entertainments coming into the city--plays, operas, etc. Accepts and extends invitations to visit in their home in Salt Lake City and Logan. Discusses Nellie's poor health. Writes to Luna while Nell is convalescing after the birth of their children. Discusses the hiring of girls to help Nellie with the housework. Often thanks her for butter, mincemeat, garden produce, and other gifts sent to them. Comments at one time of commencing work on the White Star Oil well and hopes her stock will be of some value soon. Takes care of other business matters concerning properties she owns in Salt Lake City. Tells of keeping their children out of school for a month when contagious diseases are prevalent. Writes to Luna while she and George Thatcher are in San Prancisco at a sanitarium, where Thatcher is trying to regain his health
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_06_03.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
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Setname uum_ptbf
Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
ID 1007572
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