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Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collins Rowe Hakes letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336254]
Identifier: MSS 466
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter addressed "to whom it may concern: and especially my own family." The item was written in Mesa, Arizona, and dated 24 April 1916. It was copied by S. C. Richardson on 1 June 1931. Hakes heard of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857 before he moved to Parowan, Utah, in 1858. He writes with the intention of showing that Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had nothing to do with the massacre. He quotes Young as saying to...
Dates: 1916

Thomas L. Kane pocket diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 796
Scope and Contents Pocket diary, 1852, 12 x 7.5 cm, one volume, bound, brass-clasped, black with gold lettering, pencil entries and pencil sketches throughout; Letter of Brigham Young to Kane, 15 Dec. 1859, 7 pp., encapsulated; three additional holographic letters: Thomas L. Kane to his aunt, Mrs. Constable, n.d. 1 p.; Kane to Samuel P. Bates, historian of Pennsylvania, 6 April 1867, 2 pp.; letter of Elizabeth W. Kane to her son Elisha, 24 February 1900. 2pp. Also a photocopy of letter of Thomas L. Kane to his...
Dates: 1852-1900

James H. Martineau letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337203]
Identifier: MSS 467
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a letter dated 23 July 1907 and addressed to F. E. (Frederick Elnathan?) Eldredge. Also included are photocopies of Martineau's application to join the Sons of the American Revolution. In the letter Martineau tells Eldredge that the Mountain Meadows Massacre started when the Fancher train of immigrants poisoned the carcass of a dead cow which led to the death of four Indians. He writes that he had personal knowledge of the orders sent by militia leaders and...
Dates: 1907-1910

Utah's black Friday : history of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240787]
Identifier: MSS SC 402
Scope and Contents Unpublished typewritten booklength history of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
Dates: 1969

Joseph C. Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1461
Scope and Contents Collection includes histories, travelogues, correspondence, accounts of early settlers, a genealogical review and other genealogical information, and a chapter from Walker's memoirs. Tells of his travels, 1863-1865, family history and genealogy, Mountain Meadows Massacre, anti-Mormon sentiment in various localities, conditions in Iowa and Montana, an encounter with Reorganized Latter Day Saint Church members, origin of Montana place names, story of T.C. Everts' rescue during the...
Dates: 1864-1907