Mormon studies, Massachusetts, gold rush, Forty-Niners
The year 1999 marks the sesquicentennial of the gold rush of 1849. Two forty-niners passing through Salt Lake City recorded their impressions of the Latter-day Saints and the first of the settlers' annual 24th of July celebrations.
Reeves, Brian D.
"Two Massachusetts Forty-Niner Perspectives on the Mormon Landscape, July-August 1849,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 38
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol38/iss3/13