Forty-niner in Utah, page 029

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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
Format application/pdf
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

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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 029
Description August 1848-February 1849 acknowledge reciept of letters, as I am uncertain whether you have received all that I have written. With kindest wishes I remain Your affectionate Son John Miss Fanny Hudson 18 Bull Str Birmingham My dear little Sister I smuggle a few lines into the newspapers to express how pleased I am with your beautiful present nothing could be prettier, or more pleasantly indicate an affection for your absent Brother As I received it upon Valentines day I must of course interpret into an avowal of true love & answer accordingly. I gladly accept my Sisters for my Flames, my heart is large enough for both, & assure you that you have nothing to fear on the score of constancy. Tell James I am much pleased with his note & hope he will write again, I trust you are all well & happy. Why do not they write from Bull St? Remember me to all Friends who make enquirys With best love to all I remain my dear Fanny Your very Affect Broth John Hudson My dear old friend NY. 203 Blucker St. Jany 26.49. [In the first two-thirds of a long letter to Benjamin Hudson, Dr. Shearman recites his marital difficulties with a wife whom he ap- parently never loved and of a mild flirtation with a Miss Shaw who lived in his home for a while. Shearman was obviously con- cerned that his friend understand the circumstances of his unhappy marriage and the falsity of certain charges made against him and Miss Shaw by his wife's sister. As John Hudson indicated in his letter of January 5, 1849, he thought Dr. Shearman "to be a mis- construed & calumniated man" because of "the malice of his Wifes Sister." This first portion of the letter has been omitted because of its irrelevance to the story of John Hudson. The only part included 29
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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 327714
Reference URL