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Brigham Young correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1869

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten letter to Brigham Young from Jno. O. Dominis, secretary to King Kamehameha V of Hawaii. Also included is a published copy of the letter in the "Deseret News" and a letter of Brigham Young to the King. Young expresses a desire to purchase land in Hawaii to grow cotton for the Mormons. Dominis, writing for the king, expresses concern that Young's intentions are to do missionary work.


  • 1865


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Second President of the Mormon Church, colonizer, and territorial governor of Utah.


3 items (5 leaves)(0.02 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Chad Flake in 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Chad Flake; 1981.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Brigham Young correspondence
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 10
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States