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Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2164

Scope and Contents

Addressed to a teacher in Weber County. Mentions his early knowledge that God had a use for him and comments on the relative worth of being practical-minded and having book learning. Encourages practical education. He notes that he wrote the letter "with my own hand". Typed transcript included.


  • 1869


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm copy is open without restriciton. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah] must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).


1 item ((2 p.) : photocopy of ms. ; 22 x 28 cm. + transcript. Also on microfilm.)

Custodial History

Purchased from Cosmic Aeroplane in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Cosmic Aeroplane; 1984.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 29
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States