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Joseph J. Cannon letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 821

Scope and Contents

This autographed typewritten letter was written 14 February 1935 by Joseph J. Cannon, then President of the British Mission of the Mormon Church to Francis W. Kirkham, then Secretary to Chief Justice Hughes of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The subject of this letter is Kirkham's son, Grant, who "determined" to leave his mission four months early, and Cannon's efforts to dissuade him.

Dates

  • 1935 February 14

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph J. Cannon letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Joseph J. Cannon was, at the time of this letter, the President of the British Mission of the Mormon Church. He was an author, an editor of the "Deseret News", a businessman, and son of George Q. Cannon, apostle of the Mormon Church.

Extent

1 item (0.05 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1974.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Joseph J. Cannon letter
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 July 20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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