Brigham Young letter
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 809
Scope and Contents
Letter from Brigham Young, Richardson Point, Camp of Israel, to his wife, Harriott Cook, Nauvoo, Illinois, 15 March 1846. Nauvoo looks like a prison to him, so he will continue West. Joseph B. Noble is to bring her over. Asks her to go visit Mary and Margaret Pears. Desires to see her and "the little boys." They are feeling happy in the camp. Edwin Little has been sick. They plan to move from their current position on next Wednesday.
- 1846 March 15
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 (Person)
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Originals restricted. Photocopy available for public use.
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Biographical / Historical
Brigham Young (1801-1877) was the second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
Oscar Brigham Young, the son of Brigham Young and Harriet Cook Young, gave this letter to his daughter, Edith Young Booth, who gave it to her daughter, Virginia Booth Allred, the donor.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Photocopy of original available in folder 2.
Acquisitions; Virginia Booth Allred, June 2002
- Register of Brigham Young letter
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 18
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.