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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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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 073
Description The Romance and the Realities that the family was put under financial stress. Bradley, on a mission to Europe, wrote his mother from Maples. Italy, January 7, Am very glad to know that Father and Z. C. M. I. are coming to a settlement. But I sincerely hope it will not take your property to do it, while Emily has two places, and has not such a large family as you have. Seems to me she could better do without one of her places and still have the other to have for a home than for you to do without the only one you have got. But I presume it will he fixed up in the best way it can be. We are not informed just what the solution was, but Bradley wrote from Bern, Switzerland, April 5, 1878: Perhaps by the time this reaches you, you will be getting ready to change quarters and by the middle of May you will be fully in running order, in a house by yourself, with just your own children. I think you will be enough happier to pay for the loss of the rent. And I hope Father will never feel the loss of it. With the death of Brigham Young, August 29, 1877, the son-in-law was no longer in the inner circle of events. But the new church leadership came to use Hiram and Ellen in several capacities. In April 1879 Ellen was called to preside over the Primary Association of the Twelfth Ward. The church Primary Association, a weekday religious instruction program for children from four to twelve years of age, had its inception in the mind of Ellen's sister, Aurelia Spencer Rogers. The church adopted the idea and organized the movement. On June 19, 1880, Ellen was called to preside over the Primary Association of the Salt Lake Stake, a position which took her on visits of organization and supervision throughout the Salt Lake Valley during the remainder of her life. On Sunday, September 17, 1882, Hiram was set apart as bishop of the Twelfth Ward, a position he held until May 22, 1904, when he was made a patriarch. There was always a question whether Ellen would be taken by Hiram on one of his trips East. Apparently there was some 73
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Source Dear Ellen, two Mormon Women, and Their Letters
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329129
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6p84b4x/329129