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George Q. Cannon letter to Wilford Woodruff

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 743
Handwritten and signed letter to Wilford Woodruff written from the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. The item expresses Cannon's concern about a bill before Congress that would "Bind the Mormon people hand and foot" in order to "dispose of them" Cannon argues for constitutional rights for the Mormons, self-government in Utah, and victory in the "war against us."

Dates

  • 1876

Creator

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 George Q. Cannon letter to Wilford Woodruff must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Biographical History

George Q. Cannon was a Mormon missionary, author, politician and First Counselor of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

General

Holograph, signed.
Title
Register of George Q. Cannon letter to Wilford Woodruff
Status
completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 November 30
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States