George Q. Cannon letter to Wilford Woodruff
Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 743
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Handwritten and signed letter to Wilford Woodruff written from the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. The item expresses Cannon's concern about a bill before Congress that would "Bind the Mormon people hand and foot" in order to "dispose of them" Cannon argues for constitutional rights for the Mormons, self-government in Utah, and victory in the "war against us."
- Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 (Creator, Person)
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George Q. Cannon was a Mormon missionary, author, politician and First Counselor of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of George Q. Cannon letter to Wilford Woodruff
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 30
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.