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Calkin, Asa Starkweath, 1809-1873


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Starkweath Calkin diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330562]
Identifier: MSS SC 3138
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The diary is in two sections, 1850-1853 and 1855-1858. In the earlier diary, Calkin writes that he arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and talks about hauling wood and teaching school to provide for his family. In the later diary, Calkin writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. He also worked in the office of tithing records in England. He includes copies of letters and blessings in his...
Dates: 1850-1858

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236496]
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Dates: 1855-1858

Jedediah M. Grant letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321025]
Identifier: MSS SC 2229
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Asa Calkin, 16 Dec. 1853. Grant requests a report be sent to him concerning the premiums paid out to encourage the growing of flax in Utah.

Dates: 1853

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