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Martha Telle Cannon letter, 1872-1882

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Letter from Martha Telle Cannon to George Q. Cannon with regards to a possible trip for the family to the East coast. She also gives news of one Captain William Brown and his murder near Ogden, Utah. This letter is incomplete, containing only the first page.
Dates: 1872-1882

George Q. Cannon letter, 1872 April 18

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Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 2
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon describes his work in the House of Representatives. He comments on the Supreme Court's favorable decision on the Englebrecht Case. Also discussed is the issue of obtaining a state government, and the impending end to the described session in Congress. The letter is written from Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1872 April 18

George Q. Cannon letter, 1872 April 22

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Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 3
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon comments on home life, the health of his family, and the preferable climate of Utah to Washington. He writes of his two daughters, Hester and Amelia. The letter is written from Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1872 April 22

George Q. Cannon letter, 1872 April 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 4
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon discusses the recent birth of the couple's baby boy. He receives word of the birth, and writes to Martha to express his joy and concern for the welfare of mother and child. The letter is written from Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1872 April 29

George Q. Cannon letter, 1872 May 18

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 5
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon expresses gratitude for Martha and their children, briefly mentions actions from the House of Representatives to adjourn the current session of Congress, and discusses in great length the naming of the new baby boy. George Q. Cannon explains that any simple name besides "George" would be sufficient. The letter is written from Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1872 May 18

George Q. Cannon letter, 1872 May 28

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Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 6
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon announces that Congress will adjourn on June 3, and that he will most likely reach home in Utah on June 9. He also gives a report on some legislation under consideration in the House of Representatives that would be damaging to George Q. Cannon's cause. The letter is written from Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1872 May 28

George Q. Cannon letter, 1873 May 29

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Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 7
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon upon his arrival to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He writes of his wishes to come home, his poor appetite, and the hot weather. Cannon also describes his visit to the Hill Cumorah and his busy schedule of traveling and attending to business. Last, he comments on the dangers of espionage and letter interception. He worries about who else will read the letter other than its intended.
Dates: 1873 May 29

George Q. Cannon letter, 1873 December 6

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 8
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, written from Washington, D.C. He reports that he was admitted to his seat in Congress after some struggle, and that his enemies (which are unnamed) are continually putting forth legislation against him. He comments that he sees his position in Washington as a mission, and in closing he tells Martha to teach their children to pray.
Dates: 1873 December 6

Martha Telle Cannon letter, 1873-1874

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 9
Scope and Contents Letter from Martha Telle Cannon to George Q. Cannon during his time in Washington, D.C. The letter is incomplete; salutation and closing are absent. The letter describes the children, Hester, Amelia, and Lewis, and informs George Q. Cannon of their residence's leaky roof.
Dates: 1873-1874

George Q. Cannon letter, 1874 March 27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 7426 Series 1 Item 10
Scope and Contents Letter from George Q. Cannon to Martha Telle Cannon, in which George Q. Cannon expresses sorrow for the bad weather in Utah, and for Lewis's illness. He reports that Congress will likely be held until July at the earliest and that his seat in the House of Representatives is under contestation.
Dates: 1874 March 27