Contents

A Danish Courtship

Update item information
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
Format image/jpeg
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

Page Metadata

Title A Danish Courtship
Description As Christiana and her mother lived in Odense, there was hope of a better life, joy in the friendships they had made at the Mission Home. She and her mother had washed, ironed, cooked and cleaned, and kept the home comfortable for the missionaries and others who Hans Poulsen and Martin Rasmussen, had taught baptized them. They had become good friends. Christiana was now twenty-four and knew a great deal about life and its perplexities and in America, " she thought as she read again the opened letter on the little table. She was touched by the account of Christian's loneliness and his children' s desperate need of a mother. "Five young children?" she pondered. 11 The youngest was just two and would never know his own mother. What of the eleven and thirteen-year-old boys ? How would they accept her?" Her thoughts raced on and on. The decision had to be made soon. If she went, she would need to be ready to sail with the missionaries who would be leaving in a month. She must talk with Hans, find out more about slowly once more, then folded it carefully and put it in her apron pocket. She would answer it, but she would talk to Hans first when he returned to the Mission Home. After Christians' s talk with Hans and a letter before her day's work began. 11 Dear Mr. Lund, " she wrote. That didn' t sound right. ' Dear Elder Lund. " No, that wasn' t right either. Just, "Dear Lund. " that' s what she would call him. That sounded more respectful. Dear Lund, 126
Format image/jpeg
Identifier 140_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 324925
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324925