||Dear Ellen when here, and T would like to know myself, what kind of a looking woman she is. I am much obliged to you for the paragraph sent: me concerning Mrs. Wbeclock T suppose it is no false report this time and "Thank you" very much for your poetry. It seems the most like seeing you, of anything else, now "I would write some too, if I could, But nature said I never should." so all that I send in return, will have to be borrowed" When Bro Carter brought your letter, I enquired il he was acquainted with Mrs McCary, and he answered no but I dont believe him, and 1 do believe you told him to say so, so as to elude any questions 1 might ask, for that is just like you, so you can answer that, and say whether it is truth or not. Ada line Earle was here soon after 1 received your first y letter, and told me she was acquainted with vour husband, and gave me a description of him, so you see I have found out something about him any way 1 told Adaline she aught to write to you, now she had got to be a relation, and she said she meant to But T hav'nt told you about our, "fourth of July" party.^ Tt was an excellent party considering the hot weather, but not to be compared with the 24th" Oh! that was grand, and delightful, beyond anv other pleasure excursion I ever participated in. Seventy-one carriages well filled after a ride of twenty-eight miles (though part of the road was never intended for a pleasure trip to be made on it still it was all 11 KHi'n Cla\vson sent .some "bumiwed" poetry, dated June 30. 1856, with her earlier letter. On the envelop: "I want to send you something for a lteep.salte, and can think of nothing better thnn this, so keep it in memory nf E. C. C." It Ls a lovely, finely written piet't*, on perforated and pattern-pressed paper, suggesting the lacy valentines nf Years ago. i^Deaeret Ne«A:, July 9, 1S5G, reports the eventful day and names Hiram B. Clawson as adjutant general assisting in dispatehing troops. isrbid., Julv 23 and 30, 1856. The celebration was held over a three-dav period at the headwaters of Big Cottonwood Canyon in the mountain; south and ea&t of Salt Lake City.