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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
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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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x

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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 024
Description An Englishman in New York City for her. My account of this pleasant visit has occupied more space than I anticipated but I hope that it will prove as interesting as any other small talk I could invent if so I am amply repaid. To M R. E. Robbins I must repeat I am much indebted as had I not made his acquaintance I should have been I presume leading a rather soli- tary life he evidently takes pleasure in my society & as he told me feels a pride in introducing me to his Friends under these circum- stances I am perfectly content & can afford to anathematize intro- ductory letters, not one of which has been of service to me. Dr. Shermans Family affairs I regret to say remain still in the same dis- agreeable position; He will I trust reconcile himself to the sepera- tion as an amicable adjustment of their matrimonial difficultys appear impossible. We i.e. his sons & myself will probably reside with Mrs Sherman as it is somewhat difficult for a family to pro- gress without some Female who takes an interest in the domestic arrangements. Though I have not written much about your dear selves be assured that it is not because I do not think of you, Sisters who I trust are well & happy. I often think of affectionately & wonder whether I shall be permitted again to meet you unbroken in numbers & one in feeling & affection as when I parted from Birm the place of many grateful recollections. With Sincere love I remain my dear relatives Most Affection- ately Yours John Hudson I? S. Please tell Uncle that steel bracelets I have noticed for sale in the shops & there will be probably a demand for them I have received his letter of Nov V/48 this morning New York Jany 5- 1849 35 John Strt My dear Family I cannot adequately express the pleasure I derived from re- ceiving & perusing your kind & affectionate letters; Many many thanks for them & I trust that such a feeling may long be recipro- cated between us. I feel proud, that I am one of a Family possess- 24
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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 327709
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x/327709