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George Q. Cannon letter, 1873 May 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 7

Scope and Contents

Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon upon his arrival to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He writes of his wishes to come home, his poor appetite, and the hot weather. Cannon also describes his visit to the Hill Cumorah and his busy schedule of traveling and attending to business. Last, he comments on the dangers of espionage and letter interception. He worries about who else will read the letter other than its intended.


  • 1873 May 29

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Open for public research.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Q. Cannon family correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


4 pages ; 21 x 26 cm folded to 21 x 13 cm

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Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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