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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
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Title Andrew
Description Most of the land under cultivation is very fertile, but there is seldom enough rain here in the summer time to bring the grain to perfection; we have therefore so arranged it that we can bring about the streams that flow from the mountains to water it. I guess that will astonish you. but it is very practicable, and the soil yields in general from forty to sixty bushels of wheat, oats, and barley. It was because of our belief in the Lord and His holy scriptures that we left our native land. I now close my writings and hope this letter will find you with lots of health and happiness. Mother and my brothers and sisters are well and prospering. To you and your family we send our most affectionate greetings and ask you to remember us to our relatives, and friends, too, if there are any yet living. Yours affectionately, (Signed) ANDREW MADSEN P.S. I herewith inclose a sketch of the kind of threshing machine and saw mill that I have mentioned previously, maybe it will be interesting to you. Andrew was an avid reader. Believing in education, he helped erect the first school house in Mt. Pleasant and was treasurer of the first board of education. He remained true to his religion and was always willing to help bring wagon trains of new converts to Utah. In 1861 he became a member of the newly 90
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326392
Reference URL