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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, Index page 223
Description Index Gnats, description around Great Salt Lake, 151,151 n. 65,164,164 n. 87 Gold, discovered in California, 31, 31-32 n. 37; newspaper descriptions of gold discovery, 32 n. 37, 182 n. 129; procla- mation forbidding foreigners from digging gold in California, 43, 43 n. 4; number of men leaving for California, 44 n. 6; coined by Mormons, 86, 86 n. 28; see also Forty-niners and Gold- seekers Gold-seekers, numbers in 1848, 1849, and 1850, 58, 58 n. 25, 96 n. 4; disease and death on trail West, 66 n. 35; see also Forty-niners and Gold Greasewood, description, 130,130 n. 10 Great Salt Lake Valley, description, 82-84 Great Salt Lake, descriptions, 93-96, 119-20,128-29,155, 155 n. 71; myth that lake connected to San Francisco Bay by river called Buenaventura, 94, 94 n. 1; level, 125; composition of the ,water, 128-29, 129 n. 6; difficulty of traversing mud flats, 130, 130 n. 9, 131, 1% n. 71; descriptions of storms, 133,133~34 n. 21, 170-71, 171 n. 101; descriptions of animals, 137, 137 n. 30, 149, 149 n. 60; description of crickets, 137, 137 n. 30; description of mosquitoes, 137, 137 n. 30, 146; description of birds, 140, 140 n. 38, 169-70, 169-70 n. 98, 181 n. 127; descriptions of bathing in 141-43, 141 n. 45; description of snakes, 143, 143 n. 47; plant life, 146, 146 n. 55, 162, 162 n. 83, 186, 186 n. 140, 190, 190 n. 151, 190 n. 153; hydrocarbons, 149, 149 n. 59; remnant of Lake Bonneville, 150, 150 n. 63; description of gnats, 151, 151 n. 65; description of ecosystem, 185 n. 138; chaining completed, 189, 189 n. 150; see also Antelope Island; Bonne- ville Lake; Cub Island; Fremont Island; Gunnison Island; Promontory Moun- tains; Promontory Peninsula; S tansbury Island; S tansbury Survey Grist, F. R., official Survey, 123 artist of Stansbury Gunnison Island, description, 152, 152 n. 66, 153-54, 153 n. 69, 169-70, 169-70 n. 98,172; see also Great Salt Lake Gunnison, John Williams, biographical information, 114, 194; member of Stans- bury Survey, 114; left Fort Leavenworth, 115; ill, 115; reached Fort Bridger, 116; took main party from Fort Bridger to Salt Lake City by Mormon Road, 116; attitude toward Mormons, 117, 123; surveyed Jordan River and Utah Valley, 117, 121-22; established astronomical base along south shore of Great Salt Lake, 121; wrote book on the Mormons, 123; description of storm on Great Salt Lake, 133, 133-34 n. 21; relationship with fellow workers on Stansbury Survey, 135, 135 n. 23; sent to survey eastern and southern sides of Great Salt Lake, 136 n. 26; conditions of surveying party, 182 n. 128; killed by Indians, 194 H Hambleton, Madison D., cleared of murder of John M. Vaughn, 108 n. 18 Handle, J., see Hendal, J. Hastings, Lansford W., cutoff, 164-65 n. 87 Hendal, J., member of Colony Guard, 42 n. 2; reached California, 70 n. 8 Higbee, Isaac, leader of Fort Utah settle- ment, 78 n. 18 Higbee, John S., leader of Fort Utah settle- ment, 78 n. 18 Higbee, Joseph, killed in battle with Indians, 79 n. 19 Hot Springs, see Beck's Hot Springs Howland, George M., United States Army lieutenant assisted Mormons in killing Indians, 79 n. 19, 123; detached from command at Cantonment Loring to help Stansbury Survey, 118; reported for duty on Stansbury Survey, 122 Hudson, Benjamin (father of John Hudson), born, xiii; married, xiii; printer and bookseller, newspaper proprietor, xiii; children, xiv Hudson, John, with Howard Stansbury Survey, xi, xvi, 80, 127, 135, 135 n. 25, 147, 147 n. 56; description of letters, sketches, and journal, xi-xii; born, xiv, 42, 42 n. 3; schooling, xiv; remained in Salt Lake City, xv, 69-70; joined gold rush, xv; left England, xv; activities in Great Basin, xv-xvi; died, xvi, 107; description of sea voyage, 3-9; arrived in New York City, 9; description of Thanksgiving holiday, 20-23; financial conditions, 27-28, 28 n. 34; member of Colony Guard, 34, 42 n. 2; treasurer and chaplain of Colony Guard, 34, 43, 45, 48; daguerreotype, 34-35, 34 n. 40, 38; intention of becoming American citizen, 43; letters published, 43-44 n. 5; attitude toward Colony Guard, 41-43, 46-47; attitude toward slavery, 55; ill, 56-57, 67; sketches, 64 n. 1; befriended by William Warren Major, 68; opinion of Mormons, 68, 101; accepted position as school teacher, 70-71, 71 n. 9; received Patriarchal Blessing, 71 n. 9; Mormon 223
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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 327894
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v1242x/327894