Forty-niner in Utah, page 170

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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 170
Description Exploring Great Salt Lake Soon after our arrival on the Island a breeze freshened up, from the west & as the wind has generally been a contrary one to our wishes, this was too good not to take advantage of. Part of the men jumped into the yaul hoisted the foresail & with bending mast they were soon careering over the lake in the direction of Indian springs for water. With every indication of an approaching storm the skiff had not as yet made her appearance. I ascended the rocky cliff to discover her whereabouts; she was then about 3 miles from the Island & expecting soon to see the skiff in the little cove in which we were encamped I descended."" After the storm had abated its fury, the Capt built a snug lodge of drift wood & 2 oars & this conical shaped frame being covered with tent cloths made a warm although not very spacious dormitory. (17th Encampment). Saty ]une 1. My first occupation was to make a sketch of the cove, upon the shore of which is situated encampment the Vth? It became oppressively sultry & gave indication of approaching storm. I had barely reached the lodge by the time it had reached us. a furious wind from the S W. scattered the loose articles about the shore, a camp stool was hurled some 20 yds, the horned frog hitherto preserved in a tin can, was blown into the raging lake & loo It is probable that this sketch is the one found opposite page 179 in the Stansbury Report and captioned "Gunnison's Island Eastern Shore Looking North G reat Salt Lake." 170
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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 327855
Reference URL