Mormon Church -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes three handwritten diaries dated 1885 to 1886 two letters from 1891. In his diaries, Cannon writes about his imprisonment at the Utah State Penitentiary for polygamy and his subseqent experiences as a stake president for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. His letters are addressed to his sons George and John, and to Levi Colvin of Payson, Utah. Photocopies and typescripts of the diaries are also included.
Three handwritten items. One item contains a list of Home Missionaries for the Mormon Church who were being set apart and blessed by the Mormon leaders Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901), Joseph Edward Taylor (1830- ), Angus Munn Cannon (1834- ), and Charles Coulson Rich (1809-1883) on October 8th, 1877 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The other two documents are written accounts of Home Missionary meetings.