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Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925



  • Existence: 1844 - 1925

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Martin Tanner letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305101]
Identifier: MSS SC 765
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten letters to Ammon Tenney describing the condition of the crops that season, availability of water, and the general health of the community of Joseph City. Tanner also offers Tenney words of consolation and comfort as Tenney is passing through a period of great difficulty in his life.

Dates: 1885

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305614]
Identifier: MSS SC 800
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.

Dates: 1874-1889

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320480]
Identifier: MSS SC 2214
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, certificates, patriarchal blessings, family histories, and genealogies. The items relate to Ammon M. Tenney and to other members of the Tenney family. The letters and certificates are from prominent Mormon Church leaders.

Dates: 1874-1942

David King Udall papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305580]
Identifier: MSS SC 803
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescripts. Contains deed and transfer of title to Ammon M. Tenney, land agent for the Mormons, from Solomon and Morris Barth for land in St. Johns, Arizona and a written petition from the non-Mormons residents of St. Johns objecting to Mormon settlement in their area. Also includes a letter from LDS Church president John Taylor (1807-1887) confirming Udall's assignment as bishop over the St. Johns Ward and a letter from Udall to Marcus Baba de Padila, a local anti-Mormon...
Dates: 1879-1880

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