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Philip St. George Cooke letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2285
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 8 March 1886. Cooke responds to a request to give an account his part in the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858, during which a federal army entered Utah. Cooke writes about the march, the wintering at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, the establishing of Camp Floyd, Utah, and about his conversatins with Albert Sidney Johnston, who led the expedition.
Dates: 1886

Jesse Lee Reno letter at Camp Floyd, Utah Territory

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Identifier: MSS SC 346
Scope and Contents ALS which mentions the forwarding of requisitions from the 5th and 10th Infantry Regiments for new rifled muskets. Discusses defective muskets and defective saddles. Mention is also made of a Lieutenant Shunk who is to be reimbursed for his purchase of military supplies.
Dates: 1858

Brigham Young letter to George Q. Cannon

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Identifier: MSS 577
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated November 3, 1859, and addressed to George Q. Cannon. Young writes about the arrival of pioneers to Utah, comments positively on the economic impact of the Johnson's army at Camp Floyd, Utah, states the advantages of the territorial legislature meeting in Salt Lake City rather than in Fillmore, Utah, and infroms Cannon of his appointment to the office of an Apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fill the vacancy made when...
Dates: 1859 November 3