Correspondence and poems
Scope and Contents
Four handwritten and signed letters and a book of handwritten poetry. Harmon sends one letter to his father, Jesse Pierce Harmon, and receives two letters from family members. These items describe some of the plans for the Mormon migration to Utah and the conditons of settlement there. Handwritten letter from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church; dated 8 June 1866; and addressed to Harmon in Washington, Utah. Young responds to Harmon's inquiry concerning prices of goods. "If you get southern prices for your work, you should also be expected to pay southern prices for goods." Handwritten book of poems. Harmon writes about Mormon Church leaders and Mormon-related issues.
- Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Correspondence and poems must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
4 item (9 pages) + 1 vol. (48 pages)
Other Finding Aids
Collection-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS404.xml
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Correspondence and poems
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 19
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.