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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 Church's influence on politics as well as the role that women should play in politics. He also deals with the birth of a son and various illnesses in his family. At the end of this volume, he records another patriarchal blessing given to him. Dated 1895 January to December.


  • 1895 January-December

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1 folder (214 pages) ; 28 cm

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Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy located in Box 6, Folders 15-19.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States