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Brunson family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2018
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of correspondence, a diary, newspaper clippings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. The diary was kept between December 1941 and March 1942 and relates Brunson's feelings and observations at the beginning of the United States' involvement in World War II. The correspondence includes items by Peter's father, Lewis Brunson (1831-1888), and by Mormon Church leaders. The clippings relate to the activities of Brunson family members.

Dates: 1870-1960

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

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

John Taylor letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2100
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Judge Elias Smith dated 14 March 1874 and signed by John Taylor. Taylor informs Smith of money owed him (Taylor) and others by the Caroline H. Debrowske estate.

Dates: 1874

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2214
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, certificates, patriarchal blessings, family histories, and genealogies. The items relate to Ammon M. Tenney and to other members of the Tenney family. The letters and certificates are from prominent Mormon Church leaders.

Dates: 1874-1942

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
Scope and Contents

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

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2101
Scope and Contents

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
Scope and Contents

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 letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 890
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the original documents. These letters were written by Young to Horace S. Eldredge, a prominent Mormon Church leader and businessman. The items express Young's opinions on church finances and policies and Utah political issues.

Dates: 1857-1859

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