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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
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Jeff Jonsson; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 C29 E44
ARK ark:/87278/s6p84b4x
Topic Mormon pioneers; Letters
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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 034
Description Dear Ellen her. Well there is "lots" inure I want to say hut Catharine has come, with Hiram arid Alice, and it is getting so dark, and supper time and all, that I shall have to close in a hurrv, with Kate's love and Ellen C Clawson's 111 try to do better nxtime E I must take time to tell you that Hiram is representative for Salt Eakc County and takes his new wife to Filmore"' this winter, to be gone two months. "Brig" and "Kate" are going too E. C. C. Ellen Pratt McGary to Ellen Spencer Clawson San Beruardino Jan. 8th 1857 Dear Friend Ellen, I seat myself this evening to acknowledge the receipt of your letter which I ought to have received last mail, but did not till this one. indeed I was afraid the weather was so cold that you had let your end of the line of our correspondence free/c over; but I was quite happily disappointed when your letter came. Yon may depend I was quite surprised (or should have been had I not heard it before at) Ilirams third marriage. 1 sincerely hope you may all be happy; but do tell me how it happened. We were all expecting to hear of Alice's marriage to Mr Toban. how many sudden changes we meet with in this life, but Oh Ellen your heart must feel 2'Hiram B. Clawson was named and elected a representative from Salt Lake County to the territorial House of Kepresentalives, consecutively, from the si\th annual session to include the twelfth annual session, 18S6 to 1863. Journals of the Legislative Council and House of Representatives, annn;il sessions, 1851 following. Fillmore, Millard County, Utah, about 180 miles south of Salt Lake City wa.s designated the territorial capital in 1831 und remained so until lf(5(i. The lixtri session met in Fillmore. in December 1856 but by resolution, December 15, tin: capital was changed from Fillmore to Salt Lake Citv; the session met in the Social Hall in Salt Lake City from December 18. So Hiram, Alice, and the re>t of the family were home during the session. 34
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Source Dear Ellen, two Mormon Women, and Their Letters
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329091