Manti (Utah) -- History
Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten entries in cash ledgers and in a hotel register. Also included are handwritten notes and scriptural references. The financial records appear to have been created for the shoe store in Manti, Utah owned by John R. Nielson. The hotel register is for the Tuttle Hotel and includes autographs of many travelling theatrical and opera troupes. Also included are some correspondence and newspaper clippings in Danish.
Handwritten letters dated 6 May and 29 Oct. 1901 and addressed to the author's grandmother, Rebecca Atwood Wareham of Manti, Utah. The items were written La Grande, Oregon and deal largely with family matters.
Two handwritten accounts written by an unidentified grandchild of Albert Smith. The first story concerns an acquaintance of the family who, while traveling east from California in 1852, rescued his wagon train's horses from the Indians. The second account concerns Albert Smith and Azariah Smith, their journey with the Mormon Battalion to California, their return to Utah, and their settlement of Manti, Utah.
Two holograph volumes in three parts with accompanying carbon and ribbon copy typescripts; typescript and draft of typescript of 1881-1882 diary. Describes his early life in England, missionary work for the Mormon Church in England, his immigration to Utah and accounts of ship passage, overland travel to Salt Lake City, Utah and settlement and life in Sanpete County, Utah. The 1881-82 diary deals with a mission to England. Also includes patriarchal blessings.
Correspondence, record books, pension petitions, certificates, pamphlets, articles of incorporation, poems, blessings, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Farnsworth's activities particulary in the Mormon Church. Included in the collection are letters from the fourth president of the Mormon Church, Willford Woodruff, patriarchal blessings, letters relating to Mormon polygamy, and a book recording the work done in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.
Handwritten letters written in both English and German dated 21 Oct. and 6 Nov. 1888. Haag writes to Joseph Carpenter of Manti, Utah. Haag responds to letters from Carpenter and agrees to write half of the content of his letters in German.
Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.