Forty-niner in Utah, page 105

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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 105
Description July 1850-May 1852 My friend John as I can Conveniently Bring in a Small Compass for thro these Stupendous Mountains Baggage is a Bore, the expenses on that Box I mentioned was actualy above 40 I have not visited Sand Peete Myself yet. any questions you wish to ask me I having been with John H So much I shall feel happy to answer or render you any Satisfaction in my power I remain Yours truly Mr. Mr. Major Portrait Painter My address is Mr. Mr. Major Portrait Painter Great Salt Lake City Rocky Mountains Mr Royal, E, Robbins 15 Maiden Lane N. York City Manti U. T. March 11th 1852 Mr Robbins Sir Manti City'" March 8th 1852 In answer to your inquirey in relation to the whereabouts of John Hudson who Came to the Valley of Great Salt Lake, I take my pen to answer your request, According to my best ability, After he arrived into the Valley of the Great Salt Lake City, he re- mained there for Some 12 or 15 months, and then went to a Valley Called Manti City County of San Pete, a distance of about 130 miles, where there was quite a large Settlement; he Came to this place in Company with J. M. Vaughan; They arrived I think in this place in October 1850; They Churned together, built a Small House in which they lived together for Some weeks, finally he was taken Sick the 8th of Dee, and died the 14th; 1850 his disease was Said to be Conjestive fits by Dr. Vaughan who tended upon him through his Sickness; He was a man much beloved Among us as a People, or as far as his acquaintance extended, I viseted him l4 In August 1850 Brigham Young paid a visit to the Sanpete colony and newly organized town, Manti, after a ci ty mentioned in the Book of Mormon. named the 105
Format application/pdf
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 327790
Reference URL