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Samuel Bateman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 128
Scope and Contents Contains materials documenting Samuel Bateman's personal and family life. Included are some of Bateman's handwritten diaries for the years 1886-1888, 1899-1901, and 1901-1909. Also included are typescripts, microfilm, and scanned copies of these diaries, and typescripts of some correspondence to and from Samuel Bateman, dated 1868-1886. His correspondence discusses guarding John Taylor and his friendship with Wilford Woodruff, who were both Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of...
Dates: 1868-2016

Samuel Bateman diary, book 1, 1886-1888

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 128 Item 1
Scope and Contents Original handwritten diary of Samuel Bateman, including entries while he served as bodyguard for Latter-day Saint Church President John Taylor until his death in July 1887. Diary includes nearly daily entries of his work as a bodyguard, and includes details of the last days of John Taylor while living in the "Underground" for plural marriage. Bateman later served as bodyguard to President Wilford Woodruff as well. Much of the diary is his interactions and travels with various Church leaders...
Dates: 1886-1888

Samuel Bateman diary, book 2, 1888-1901

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 128 Item 2
Scope and Contents

Original handwritten diary kept by Samuel Bateman from 25 February 1888 to 16 October 1901. There is a gap from 18 March 1888 to 1 January 1899, during part of which Bateman was serving a sentence for polygamy in the Utah State Penitentiary, December 1888-March 1889. Most entries are short and relate to personal, family or local church matters.

Dates: 1888-1901

Samuel Bateman diary, book 3, 1901-1909

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 128 Item 3
Scope and Contents

Original handwritten diary of Samuel Bateman, from 17 October 1901 to 26 August 1909. Most entries are brief and relate to work, and personal, family and local church matters.

Dates: 1901-1909

Letters to and from Samuel Bateman, 1868-1886

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 128 File 1
Scope and Contents This folder includes typescripts of a series of letters and other writings related to Bateman's different ventures from 1869 to 1886. Much of the correspondence is with Bateman's wife, Marinda Allen Bateman, documenting the hardships of this period of their life. The first letters document his call to settle southern Utah, eventually ending up in Long Valley, near present day Orderville. Bateman was asked to go without his family, leaving his wife and sons to tend their farm in West Jordan....
Dates: 1868-1886

Biography of Samuel Bateman, approximately 1881

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 128 Item 4
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a biography of Samuel Bateman, written by James A. Oliver. It was typed by Brigham Young University Library directly from the original ledger where it was recorded, while the original was on loan. The biography is made of several experiences from Bateman's birth in England in 1832 to life in Utah, up to 1881.

Dates: approximately 1881