Frederick William Seward autobiography
Scope and Contents
Typewritten excerpt taken from a "memo of his life and selections from his letters 1861-1872." Seward writes about coming to Utah by train and describes what he saw in Salt Lake City. He met the president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and relates what Young said about Mormon polygamy.
- approximately 1870
- Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915 (Person)
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American lawyer and politician who served as the acting secretary of state under the Lincoln, Johnson, and Hayes administrations.
1 item (3 p.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Mormon Church -- Presidents -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
- Political Campaigns
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Seward, Frederick William, 1830-1915
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Register of Frederick William Seward autobiography
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 November 10
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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Provo Utah 84602 United States