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Identifier Dear_Ellen
Title Dear Ellen: Two Mormon Women and Their Letters
Creator Ellsworth, S. George
Subject Clawson, Ellen Spencer, 1832-1896; McGary, Ellen Pratt, 1832-1895
Subject Local Letters; Mormon Pioneers; Mormon History
Description The text of personal letters between Ellen Spencer Clawson and Ellen Pratt McGary written in 1856 through 1857. Publication of these letters also in "Western Humanities Review", volume 13, Spring 1959.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Series Editors: Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, S. Lyman; Ward, Margery W.
Date 1974
Type Text
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Source "Dear Ellen: two mormon women and their letters"
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, The Mormons, and the West, no. 3
Coverage 1832-1896
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
Source Physical Dimensions 14.5 cm x 22.75 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Light Source Epson 860XL cold cathode tube
Scanning Device Epson 860XL flatbed scanner
Resolution 400dpi
Bit Depth 8 bit greyscale
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Jeff Jonsson; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 C29 E44
ARK ark:/87278/s6p84b4x
Topic Mormon pioneers; Letters
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2006-10-04
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329271
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x

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Description Dear Ellen Brother Hiram I thank you very much indeed for the love you sent me and send mine in return though I do not know as you will be quite so willing to accept it since my name is Ellen S P McGary P S Mother, Sisters and husband join me in sending love t0 y°U aU E S P McG Ellen you must not think I did not appreciate your kind offer of Hiram to keep me from the horrors of Old Maiddom I thank you just as much as if I were at liberty to accept Ellen Spencer Clawson to Ellen Pratt McGary --------- --------- Great Salt Lake City June 2gth [1856} Dear Sister Ellen I received your letter on the 2jth of this month. I did not think you would take my advice and get married quite so quick, but I am happy to hear you have found your "Carey" at last, and I appreciate your answering my letter at such a critical period of your life. I dont know what made me, but I had a presentiment, after I had written it, that you would be married before you received it, for that is my luck to be "a day after the fair." You fooled me nicely in regard to John E. [Eldredge} I never was more thunder struck in my life, and I begun to think, "Well, thats always the way with girls that are so particular, and cant find anybody good enough for them, they are very apt to flat out at last; (not but what John is a good enough man, but then he has two wives, you know) but when I came to the Mrs McGary I felt quite relieved, and I laughed heartily, you may depend. That is one of your old tricks, and I shall be on the look out for you after this. I suppose you had so few relatives present at the 22
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Source Dear Ellen, two Mormon Women, and Their Letters
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329079
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329079