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Phineus Woolcott Cook letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 204
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter is addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Cook writes to Young concerning the need to purchase mill stones.

Dates: 1867

Frederick Kesler letters to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 184
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated from April to Sept. 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Kesler writes about the sale of property and requests that Young repay a loan that was made in 1853. Also included is a request from Jane E. Kesler that Young arbitrate in a dispute with a railroad.Handwritten and signed letters, dated from April to Sept. 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Kesler writes...
Dates: April-September 1875

Ben Kinder letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 198
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 1 Sept. 1869, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Kinder writes to Young requesting employment in the "woolen factory."

Dates: 1869 September 1

Jens Larsen letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 180
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 12 Oct. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Larsen writes about some property held by Young in Manti, Utah. The item was also signed by Christen Larsen.

Dates: 1876 October 12

Brigham Young legal statement

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 261
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten, signed, and notarized statement. Young authorizes the sale of ten acres of property of lot 1 in block 104 of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1862

Letter from John

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2472
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 10 Jan. 1858 and signed with "John." The item was addressed to "Ezekiel & Ellison" and written in Calaveras County, California. John writes about his life in California. "It is a lovely climate ... pass the remainder of my days away out here among the mountains of California with a good mining claim." He comments on the Mormons and their difficulties with the federal government. "I had thought somewhat of joining the Mormons. ... What is your opinion of this...
Dates: 1858 January 10

Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2164
Scope and Contents

Addressed to a teacher in Weber County. Mentions his early knowledge that God had a use for him and comments on the relative worth of being practical-minded and having book learning. Encourages practical education. He notes that he wrote the letter "with my own hand". Typed transcript included.

Dates: 1869

W. Medieo letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2111
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copybook letters apparently signed by W. Medieo and addressed to Brigham Young and William H. Hooper. The letter addressed to Brigham Young informs him that his account has been adjusted for the fiscal year 1856-57 with the Treasury. The item addressed to Hooper relates to his application to be the acting "Secretary Pro tem" of Utah.

Dates: 1857

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2223
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.

Dates: 1859-1894

History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also...
Dates: 1857-1953

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Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
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Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Grant, Jedediah M. 1
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Hart, James H., 1825-1906 1
Hinkley, Ira 1
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 1
Kesler, Frederick, 1816-1899 1
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Kinder, Ben 1
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 1
Larsen, Christen 1
Larsen, Jens 1
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Lott, Elsie Moore 1
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Pace, William B., 1832-1907 1
Parry, E. L. 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869 1
Randall, Mildred E. 1
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 1
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 1
Riter, William Wollerton, 1838-1922 1
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Salt Lake Temple 1
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Shaver, Leonidas 1
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Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 1
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Union Pacific Railroad Company 1
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 1
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Van Cott, Annie A. (Annie Anderson), 1882-1970 1
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Watt, G. D. (George Darling), 1812-1881 1
Watt, Martha D. 1
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 1
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Young, Brigham Morris, 1854-1931 1
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