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Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 17, 1893 January-December

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 17
Scope and Contents On April 6, 1893, the Salt Lake City Temple is dedicated to the excitement of the local members. Abraham writes of the sacred experience he had there. The Church faces financial difficulty, as does Abraham. His wife, Sarah, gives birth to a stillborn child. The family deals with persecution and blasphemous remarks from citizens outside the Church who are against plural marriage. Abraham's notes from General Conference include prophecies and revelations given to fellow Church leaders. The...
Dates: 1893 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 18, 1894 January-December

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 18
Scope and Contents Abraham continues his detailed record of his duties as an Apostle, as well as his family and work life. He also writes about local and federal politics and other significant events, such as the Pullman Strike in Chicago. President Cleveland signs the bill that will eventually grant Utah statehood in 1896, which is supported by the Church. Abraham writes about Quorum meetings where Church leaders discuss politics and state projects, such as railroad expansion. President Woodruff receives...
Dates: 1894 January-December

Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 19, 1895 January-December

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 19
Scope and Contents Abraham continues to write about his duties as an apostle, father, and husband. He resigns from the Deseret News Publishing Company and works in new capacities as Vice President of the Bullion-Beck Mining Company and Director of the Tontine Investment Company. He is also very involved in the building of a new railroad line from Salt Lake City to the Southern California Coast. As Utah comes closer to reaching statehood, the Presidency and Quorum of Twelve Apostles determine the extent of the...
Dates: 1895 January-December