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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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x

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Title Forty-niner in Utah, page 109
Description July 1850-May 1852 Vaughan and Johns effects were so entermingled that up to this day I have not been able to obtain any Satisfaction about his prop- erty only that they will do all they can, as a Sale took place to defray expences on account of Vaughans Villany and no one Knew there but what twas Vaughan articles that was about him, for twas some time after these things transpired that I was informed of them. Seeing the Snow frost in that Winter shut each Valley up to itself for some time but I intend to Visit Sant Peete as soon as Pos- sible when I will search out all I can. And My Dear Sir you May depend I will Secure as much as Posible of his Small effects to either send you or if I see it is Likely for me to Visit England soon I will take Charge of them myself as they will then be taken Care of if the Lord in his providence spares Me. I feel assured that twill be a Measure of Comfort to your Minds to Know that your Son died in the Lord and was a truly righteous Consistent young Man while among us I speak this from experience for he was Much with Me & I feel he felt himself at home in My house More than any in the Valleys he used to say he felt as if I was Like a father to him & my wife he often used to Call Mother we would talk hours about you all and how happy he would feel if we could be all together, and I can Say without a doubt crossing my Mind he is in happiness. I can give you this tes- timony with all My heart-and any thing that Lays in My Power to perform for you I shall feel happy to do at any time I have written twice to your self and once to R. E. Robbins I conclude and trust to meet in the Bonds of the new and everlasting Covenant Before our Eternal Father in heaven, in the name of Jesus Christ In haste as the post Starts presently W. W. Major Portrait Painter It is only necessary to add that when Mrs. Hambleton was haled before the local con- gregation to answer charges of adultery she "would make no acknowledgements, neither ask forgiveness, and by the unanimous voice of the meeting she was cut off from the Church." Smith, Journal, 11, 25 February 1851; Stout, On the Mormon Frontier, vol. 2, pp. 393, 396; Nelson Slater, Fruits of Mormonism, or A Fair and Candid Statement of Facts Illustrative of Mormon Principles, Mormon Policy, and Mormon Character, by More than Forty-Eye- Witnesses (Coloma, California: Harmon and Springer, 1851), pp. 15-16. 109
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 327794
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x/327794