Friday, October 9, 2009

Invitation to Utah Jubilee

Letter confirming that Wm. Hart Laws attended the Golden Spike ceremony. "Dear Sir Today I have received your invitation for me to attend the U C Railway Jubilee. Of course it is too late which i very much regret. I was there when the last spike was driven and stood on the east side of the crowd too far away to see who done the work although the _____ ____ ___ it was Pres Brigham Young. I was then a young man of near 20 myself [this] birthday will be 70 - I expected it to be my last visit in SL County. As it is I made it years ago. (?) Thanking you for your remembrance, I will ___ sign myself a disappointed man W.H. Laws"

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