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Brigham Young letter to E. B. Alexander

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 694

Scope and Contents

Letter, handwritten and signed "Brigham Young" by a scribe, addressed to Col. E.B. Alexander, commander of the 5th and 10th United States infantry regiments during the Utah Expedition. The letter is dated October 7, 1857 and was sent with two copies of the Deseret News in an attempt to "enliven the monotonous routine of camp life."

Dates

  • 1857 October 7

Creator

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 Brigham Young letter to E. B. Alexander must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Brigham Young was an American religious leader, second president of the Mormon Church, and colonizer who significantly influenced the development of the American West.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of Brigham Young letter to E. B. Alexander
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 December 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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