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Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2101
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Handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Treasury in Washington D.C. and dated 30 Dec. 1854. Young writes that he has not been absent from Utah since his appointment as governor neither did he expect to be in the next quarter.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1584
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter to the Mormon stake president of Ephraim, Utah by Brigham Young (1801-1877). Brigham Young expresses his wish that at least fifty families from Ephraim settle in Castle Valley.

Dates: 1877

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1717
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Typewritten photocopy of a handwritten letter addressed to Elder E.W. Tullidge. Young encouraged Tullidge to publish apologetic literature in defense of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1867

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1732
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter of acknowledgement by Brigham Young to the former governor of Minnesota, Alexander Ramsay.

Dates: 1853

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
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

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 to Andrew S. Siler

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 930
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1854 and addressed to Andrew S. Siler in St. Louis, Missouri. Young offers encouragement to Siler, who was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1854 December 1

Brigham Young letter to Dan Jones

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 704
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Handwritten and signed letter dated March 15, 1861 and addressed to Dan Jones. The item expresses condolences on Jones' recent bereavement and tells him not to worry about his present financial obligations to the Church.

Dates: Broadcast: 1861 March 15

Brigham Young letter to E. B. Alexander

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 694
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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

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...
Dates: 1877 March 9

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Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
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Young, Willard, 1852-1936 2
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Ball, Robert, active 1855 1
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Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 1
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Burton, James 1
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Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
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