Philo Johnson autobiography
Scope and Contents
Photocopied and typewritten autobiography. Johnson tells mainly about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his experiences in Nauvoo with leaders of the Mormon Church and the Nauvoo Legion, and his migration to Utah. Philo mentions a retaliation by Mormon settlers against Native Americans in "Tutullry Valley" because of cattle stealing in 1850. He also mentions his own participation in this event. He first settled in Salt lake City but moved to Payson in 1857. He mentions seeing Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon church leader, on a horse.
- Johnson, Philo (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Philo Johnson autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon hatter, pioneer, and member of the Nauvoo Legion.
11894 item (5 leaves)(0.02 linear ft.)
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Home and Family
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Indians of North America -- Wars -- Utah -- History
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Payson -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Payson (Utah) -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of Philo Johnson autobiography
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- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 September 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States