Forty-niner in Utah, page 088

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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
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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 088
Description Frontier Utah career would be a short one as I should probably sink under the toil necessary to accomplish the end I had in view in going there. I am taking under his direction Quinine & Sulphate of iron & I hope soon to be as strong as formerly. My experience has taught me the futility of looking forward & laying down plans for advancement, but my earnest resolve is, not to cease from labor & to practice rigid economy until my obligations are abundantly cancelled & the hopes that I have excited be fully realized; it is not a difficult matter here to become measurably rich, as all have free access to the elements & gold is already abundant. If God gives me health, I shall by the time stipulated in my agreement with my indulgent Uncle, be able to make a remittance, which if not at that time amount to the sum expected, it shall be made up afterwards. One thing you may depend upon, that I shall never think of settling or of enjoying the fruits of my labors until every claim upon me is well settled, & although my endurances have much abated the ardour of my temperament I can prudently look forward to this time as not being far distant. I would like to know how the busi- ness in Suffolk Strt is? I trust sufficient to remunerate Uncles un- remitting attention, please remember me very kindly to him & say that I often reflect upon his kindness & generosity. I hope Sarah Stackhouse is well. Remember me to all who think of me & accept the assurance of my unceasing affection for you all. May God spare us all to meet again, is the wish & prayer of Your Affection- ate Son April 8th 1850 John Hudson. My dear Sir New York Jun. 7,185O I have the pleasure to Enclose a letter to yourself received by me a day or two since from your adventurous Son John, by which you will learn of his safe arrival not in California, but among the Mormons in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake-The letter was ac- companied by a short one to me allowing me the great privilege of perusing yours of which you may be sure I availed myself with great eagemess- 88
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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 327773
Reference URL