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Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. The Item was "Compiled and written by Olene Hanks Kingsbury October, 1940." The item is a biography of New Samuel Whitney, who was born in a wagon on 1 March 1851 in Parowan, Utah. "He was called 'New' all his life because of the fact that he was the first white child born in Iron Country." Francis Tuft Whitney was a poet and penned an enclosed poem at the birth of his son, New. "New was reared amid conditions incident to...