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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
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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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Title Dear Ellen, Page 028
Description 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.
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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 329085
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329085