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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 bill for Utah statehood makes progress through the federal government. Dated 1893 January to December.


  • 1893 January-December

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1 folder (140 pages) ; 28 cm

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File-level inventory available.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy located in Box 6, Folders 7-9.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States