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Across the continent by overland stage in 1865

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 501
Scope and Contents In this autographed reminiscence, Colfax describes his stagecoach trip from Missouri to California in 1865. It is likely he made the trip in his capacity as chair of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. Account includes his detailed observations regarding trail terrain, arable lands, mining, and the people he encountered. Colfax also indirectly considered the issue of the transcontinental railroad. He spent a few days in Salt Lake City and met Brigham Young, president of the Mormon...
Dates: 1865

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of A....
Dates: 1838-1895

John Pack letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 67
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters dated 1847, addressed to family members, describing difficulties of the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah and Pack's associations with Mormon Church leaders Brigham Young and Heber Chase Kimball.
Dates: approximately 1847

Heber C. Kimball and Brigham young stock subscription certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 229
Scope and Contents Handwritten subscription certificate signed by nine persons and two corporations and dated 3 March 1866. The item was signed by Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, and Heber C. Kimball, an apostle in the same faith.
Dates: 1866 March 3

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