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Abraham H. Cannon diary volume 15, 1891 July-December

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 62 Item 15

Scope and Contents

This volume contains more details of Abraham's work life, family life, and Church calling. His wife Mary has a child who dies a week after its birth. Joseph F. Smith, after receiving a pardon from U.S. President Harrison, is able to come out of seclusion. Other members of the Church continue to struggle with the law due to polygamy. There is discussion of a Second Manifesto to reaffirm the Church’s new stance on plural marriage and to clarify what polygamists should do in regard to their current families. Abraham also writes about world affairs. Dated 1891 July to December.


  • 1891 July-December

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted; Photocopies available for public use.

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1 folder (225 pages) ; 23 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy located in Box 6, Folders 1-2.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States