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Forty-niner in Utah, page 043

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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 043
Description March-May 1849 Judge Fanshaw Secretary Sands Treasurer J. Hudson. Chaplain J Hudson Key member N Peelor You perceive from the bye laws that there is no one Individual that monopolizes a lions share of the profits. We are strictly repub- lican & the Captain of our Comp has no more of the dust than the humblest individual in the Association. I have declared my intention of becoming an American Citizen & have gone through the necessary forms repudiating my native Country & placing my- self under the protection of the U. S Government. This is rendered necessary as there is a proclamation forbidding all Foreigners to dig in California & denying them a share of the plunder4 We shall leave New York upon the 15 Inst gt it is my intention to keep a journal make it as interesting as possible & transmit it to you; it has been suggested that such adventures written by a Known indi- vidual & a real live Californian Gold digger would be well paid for by the Bir paper, Journal,' I hope you will improve upon the hint
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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 327728
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x/327728