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Brigham Young letter to Eliza Cooper

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 613

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 9 March 1877 and addressed to Eliza Cooper of Monroe, Utah. The item was composed in St. George, Utah. Young responds to a number of questions dealing with clothing to be worn in LDS temples, how the bodies of dead children are to be dressed, to whom the children belong when their mother has been sealed to two men, what women should do when they have a husband that is not strong in the faith, and the veracity of being married outside of a temple by an LDS Apostle.


  • 1877 March 9


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 Letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Brigham Young letter to Eliza Cooper
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 25
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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