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Collection on Utah Expedition

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2379
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original and typescript of "The Echo Canon War," probably written by William Stowell, and a typed document regarding the Weber Military District and the Utah War, beginning with Chapter 3 [no author].
Dates: 1857-1858

Eldredge family history

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1749
Scope and Contents Typescript history of the Eldredge family in Massachusetts and Utah written by several family members. The history describes the "miracle of the seagulls" and gives an account of "Johnston's Army" in Utah.
Dates: 1932-1938

Ira Nathaniel Hinckley diary and family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3206
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of a microfilm diary. Hinckley kept his diary from 5 March 1857 to 6 June 1858. He worked as a blacksmith in Salt Lake City, Utah, and then went to help immigrants along the Platte River. He visited Dakota and Crow Indians, and returned to Salt Lake City in the fall of 1857. He mentioned speeches of Mormon Church leaders relating to the religion and preparations to resist the Utah Expedition. Also included are "Some Events" in the life of Ira Hinckley. These are...
Dates: 1857-1940

Johnston's Army payroll safe

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3032
Scope and Contents Leaflet describing the history of the Johnston Army Payroll Safe and how it came to Utah. The safe was stored at Brigham Young University for many years. Leaflet was created by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and the safe is on display at the Daughters of the Utah Pioneer Museum in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1995

The early settlement of South Weber

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 983
Scope and Contents Contents include four typewritten transcriptions of Thomas Peek's history of South Weber, Davis County, Utah. Peek records the history of the establishment and hardships of the Latter-day Saint people in South Weber, including brief descriptions of the Morrisite War of 1862, the Utah War of 1857-1858, and the activities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The history was written in approximately 1900.
Dates: approximately 1900