Letters of Harriet Thatcher Preston to her sister

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Title Letters of Harriet Thatcher Preston to her sister
Alternative Title 0120_04_19
Creator Preston, Harriet Thatcher
Contributor Thatcher, Luna Young, 1842-1922
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1861
Temporal Coverage 1861-1905
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Logan (Utah); Salt Lake City (Utah); Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Riverside (Calif.)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History
Description March 10, 1861 - Logan, Utah, to ?; Preston, Harriet (Sister of George W. Thatcher, Jr.), to Dear Luna (Young Thatcher). Discusses Cache Valley--its cold climate and the distance it is from Salt Lake City. Is happy as long as she is surrounded by those she loves. September 25, 1867 - Logan, Utah, to ?; Preston, Harriet, to Dear Brother (George W. Thatcher). Talks about disposing of a stove and getting a better one. Moses Thatcher has been ill (on mission) and Brigham Young has written for him to come home immediately. Enjoyed Fannie's visit. March 11, 1872 - Logan, Utah, to ?; Preston, H. A., to Dear Sister (Luna Young Thatcher). Enjoyed her visit with them in Salt Lake, but was glad to be home again. Tells of the unhappiness of their mother (Mrs. Hezikiah Thatcher), as their father so worships his new baby by a younger wife, and this was so hard on their mother, saying she was "too good a woman to be injured thus." Fears it will lead to a break between their father and mother. May 24, 1872 - Logan, Utah, to ?; Preston, H. A., to Dear Sister (Luna Young Thatcher)Tells of illness and death of Sister Ballif. Is glad George is returning from his mission because of his poor health and hopes he may soon regain it. She feels better in spirits sometimes, but other times it's bad because of the addition of a new wife by her husband. February 20, 1876 - Logan, Utah, to Salt Lake City; Preston, Harriet A., to Dear Sister (Luna Young Thatcher). Comments on cold snowy winter and yearns to go back to the delightful country where she spent so many happy hours. Speaks of life as a "dark river to cross "and sometimes she yearns for the other side where she will find a silver lining to her many clouds." Comments on birth of Luna and George's darling child and hopes they name her Luna Angell. May 8, 1905 - Riverside, California, to ?; Preston, Harriet A., to My Beloved Sister (Luna Young Thatcher). Letter of sympathy at the loss of their daughter Connie
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Relation http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv25540
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_04_19.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
ARK ark:/87278/s6j969w7
Setname uum_ptbf
Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
ID 1008979
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6j969w7
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