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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 035
Description August 1848-February 1849 partly emancipated from the thraldom of shaving, beards are in vogue here & worn by all-who can raise them, but my intention is with others to go the whole hog, or rather bristles & wear hair wherever nature intended, this is however a necessity imposed upon us all, as we shall be in circumstances that will render shaving impracticable. As there will be at present no certainty of my receiving communication from you if sent, I shall be debarred reading the many wishes & prayers I know that you will feel & express, nevertheless I am sure that if they find no visible expres- sion I can confidently calculate upon them & we are told that the Prayers of the righteous availeth much. You little supposed that you had so adventurous a Brother but I modestly assure you that I feel equal to the enterprize & although I am young, I believe I shall not be found wanting, either in cour- age or determination "I dare do All, that does become a Man." No doubt George will be fired with the idea of realizing the scenes Catlin describes, 4* the excitement of a buffalo hunt, the night en- campment, the grandeur of the scenery, the adventurous kind of life & more than all, picking up the glittering treasure when arrived at the mines; well, should I be successful & he would like to try his fortune in the Far West, I could enable him to emigrate to Califor- nia, which has the most delicious climate & every natural advan-
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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 327720
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x/327720