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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
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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 042
Description Dear Ellen dread hardness so much, her five vears widowhood™ taught her great lessons of economy; and she has great zeal for this cause. Ellen, should I believe one quarter what I hear about the doings up there I should never dare to come there in my life; but I am not afraid, I shall go when mother does, as sure as you live. Father and mother have a delightful plaee. this year they will have plenty of grapes, and some peaches; and it may be father will get the spirit of eoin<r sometime. •n L C-j £7 What has become of Sister Hutchinson She seems very silent of late. I wish she would speak again soon, if she ever means to. My hands {are} so sore with the Salt Rheum. I can scarcely write at all. William has gone to the Upper Country to work with Mr Dyer (F's [Frances's} husband) through harvest. If you will excuse me now, f will write longer and better next time; the baby is crying very hard, my child was as much a surprise as my marriage. Now good bye for this time. I shall never forget you keep good courage and faith, is my counsel, give my love to Margaret and ask her to write. love to Aurclia tell me about her next time I am as ever yours truly 1 J ESP McGary Ellen Pmtt McGary to Ellen Spencer Cla\c.ion San Bernardino Sunday Aug 6th 3857 Dear Friend Ellen I suppose ere this, yon have begun to imagine a congeal-ment at the western depot, and indeed you arc not far from suspecting the truth; for at the time the other mail was in here, I was quite sick with the Influenza which has been 35Pralt's absence on his first mission was from Jiini: 1, 1843; to September 28, 1848. 42
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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 329099
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329099