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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
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 052
Description Dear Ellen at the same time working closely in whatsoever assignments Brigham Young gave him. On January i, 1859, Brigham Young appointed him superintendent over all his private business. Brigham Young knew the young man verv well. Hiram had been placed in charge of the first construction in Salt Lake Valley. He had been a clerk in the president's office since 1850, and was a responsible officer in the Kauvoo Legion from its organization in 1849. ^c na(l 'jce11 a son-in-law since October 1856. Furthermore, Hiram had served in the territorial legislature, was territorial treasurer, recorder of marks and brands, treasurer of the Deseret Theologieal Institute, treasurer of Salt Lake City, and had served frequently on the arrangements committees for July Fourth and July Twenty-fourth celebrations. Service in the Utah War had vindicated the president's judgment and confidence in his son-in-law. Hiram was to manage the president's private business for years. In 1861 when the coining of the Civil War led to the breakup of Camp Floyd, Brilliant Young sent Hiram with $4,000 in gold to Camp Floyd to buy surplus goods for resale. The 840,000 profit made on the exchanges, managed by Hiram, went into the construction of the Salt Lake Theatre, which was completed sufficiently for dedication on March 6, 1862. Perhaps no other familv in Salt Lake Citv was more closelv associated with the drama than that of Hiram B. Clawson. When the Deseret Dramatic Association was formed February 20, 1852, he was there as a founding member. (Margaret Cay Judd became a member four davs later.) He was a leading figure in performances in the Old Bowery, the Social Hall, and the Salt Lake Theatre. Hiram himself was business manager, manager, co-manager, or lessee of the Salt I ,ake Theatre from its dedication until May 1880 - twenty-seven years. Margaret, who has been named "the mother of the drama in Utah," served in dramatic circles most of her life. Not only
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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 329108
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329108