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Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 736
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 15 April 1845, and addressed to the United States Senator from Illinois, Stephen Arnold Douglas. Young writes to Douglas trying to secure mail contracts for the Mormon Church and requests that stockades be build on the trails in the American West. Also included is a letter from George Miller to Douglas on the same topics.

Dates: 1845

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 747
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Feb. 1850, and addressed to Daniel H. Wells, commander in chief of the Utah Militia. Young gives advice to Wells about a military campaign.

Dates: 1850 February 13

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 240
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated December 8, 1874, and addressed to the Mormon settlement of Kanab, Utah. Young writes about the United Order. The item was also signed by George Albert Smith.

Dates: 1874 December 8

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: Vault MSS 809
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Letter from Brigham Young, Richardson Point, Camp of Israel, to his wife, Harriott Cook, Nauvoo, Illinois, 15 March 1846. Nauvoo looks like a prison to him, so he will continue West. Joseph B. Noble is to bring her over. Asks her to go visit Mary and Margaret Pears. Desires to see her and "the little boys." They are feeling happy in the camp. Edwin Little has been sick. They plan to move from their current position on next Wednesday.

Dates: 1846 March 15

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 693
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Handwritten and signed letter dated September 5, 1860 calling James Wareham of Manti, Utah, to missionary service.

Dates: 1860 September 5

Brigham Young letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 407
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Handwritten copy of and handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 April 1854, and addressed to Elias Nelson Conwary, governor of Arkansas. Young mentions the inability of the Utah marshals to apprehend four fugitives from Arkansas. The item is also signed by Joseph Leland Heywood, United States Marshal, and William Adams Hickman, United States Deputy Marshal.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2019
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated Sept. 14, 1857 and is addressed to "Major McCullogh" and Lewis Brunson (1831-1888). Brunson was the bishop in Fillmore, Utah for the Mormon Church. Young states that preparations are to be made to deal with the advancing federal troops which were part of the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He also outlines the nature of the defense of Utah. In resistance the Utahns would "desolate the Territory" and "waylay our enemies." Young also admonishes...
Dates: 1857

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2020
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated March 4, 1858 and is addressed to Lewis Brunson (1831-1888), bishop for the Mormon Church in Fillmore, Utah. The letter is an authorization by Young for Brunson to give "Brother Robb" livestock in repayment of a loan he had given to the Mormon Church in Liverpool, England for the purpose of emigration.

Dates: 1858

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 703
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Typewritten copy of a letter dated April 10, 1861 and addressed to Thomas Callister of Fillmore, Utah. Young appoints Callister as bishop of the Fillmore Ward and gives him instruction and advice.

Dates: 1861 April 10

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS 538
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated April 12, 1867 and a newspaper clipping dated July 17, 1958. In the letter Brigham Young calls Ira Hinkley to settle Cove Creek and to build a fort there. The building is known as Cove Fort. The newspaper clipping shows a photograph of the fort.

Dates: 1867 April 12; 1958 July 17

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