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Sketch of the life of Margaret Thornton Wright

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3342
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography by an unknown author. Margaret Thornton Wright was born on 4 January 1844 in Scotland. Her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1850, migrated to Utah in 1853, and later came to American Fork. She married Frekrick Wright and had 13 children. Margaret died in 1908.

Dates: 1930

Writings and history of Jonathan Ellis Layne

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 31
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy) of an autobiographical sketch written by Layne in 1898 which gives details of his early life in Nauvoo, Illinois; his trek across the Plains to Utah; his settlement in Davis, Weber and Cache Counties, Utah; his experiences with the Mormon soldiers sent to oppose Johnston's army; and his eventual move to Alberta, Canada to escape arrest as a polygamist. Also includes extracts from his journal, 1887-1891.

Dates: 1877-1898

William Yeates journals and record book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2186
Scope and Contents

The collection containing journals and a record book has been organized chronologically into one box. There are four journals and one record book.

Dates: 1853-1861

Mary Ann Hoopes Yearsley papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 391
Scope and Contents

Materials include papers related primarily to Yearsley. Includes a holograph journal of a visit to her home state of Pennsylvania in 1872 and a printed life sketch compiled by James D. Cummings, a grandson, in 1914. Also includes her husband, David Dutton Yearsley's, missionary recommend signed by John D. Lee and Joseph Young, Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844. Dated 1844-1914.

Dates: 1844-1914

Archibald Miller Young autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2211
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of Young's trip from Scotland to Utah. Young recounts the trip which was conducted largely by boat and by train.

Dates: 1873

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 538
Scope and Contents

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 to George Q. Cannon

 Item — Folder: 1
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...
Dates: 1859 November 3

Brigham Young letter to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 64
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 25, 1846 and addressed to Harriet Cook Young, one of Brigham Young's wives. Brigham Young writes about the prospects of the Mormons migrating to the West.

Dates: 1846 March 25

Brigham Young letter to Oscar B. Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 575
Scope and Contents

Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter which was composed in Provo, Utah, dated February 27, 1868, and addressed to Oscar B. Young. Brigham gives his impressions of Provo, advises Oscar on Indian problems the Mormon settlers had along the "Muddy River," and comments on politics.

Dates: 1868 February 27

Brigham Young letter to William L. Marcy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 815
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters dated December 17, 1845 and addressed to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War for the United States. The two items are identical in content, but one appears to be a rough draft of the other. Young petitions the federal government for funds to aid in the westward migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois, with Vancouver Island as a possible destination. Young requests money to build block houses and stockades on the Oregon Trail and...
Dates: 1845 December 17

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L. Tom Perry Special Collections 944
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American Fork (Utah) -- History 185
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Social Life and Customs 50
Home and Family 44
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Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 37
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Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 18
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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 18
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Salt Lake City (Utah) 15
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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 37
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 35
Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 28
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 20
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 18
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 16
Shelley, Charlotte D. 13
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 12
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Tanner, George S. 8
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Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 7
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 6
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 6
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 6
Wright, June S. 6
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Smith family 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Allison, Helen Taylor 4
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Utah. Militia 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Alston, Louisa Grant 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Brigham Young Academy 3
Clark, William, 1770-1838 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Gardner, Nathan H. 3
Holt, James, 1804-1894 3
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 3
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850) 3
Penrod, Rose 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3
Shrock, Thomas P. (Thomas Prather), 1816-1884 3
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Backus, Russel Benson 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889 2
Brigham Young University 2
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 2
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 2
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 2
Cheney family 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 2
Conger, Leonard Smith 2
Cunningham, George 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 2
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Day, Alphonse B. 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Dearborn, Henry 2
Doniphan, Alexander William 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Dunn, Simeon Adams, 1803-1883 2
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
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Eldredge, Elnathan 2
Emmett, James, 1803-1852 2
Evans, Laura Robinson 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Gardner, Robert 2
Graham, John C. (John Crosthwaite), 1839-1906 2
Greenwood, Jane L. R. (Jane Leah Robinson), 1882-1970 2
Greenwood, William, 1822-1891 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Hansen, Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Mary Ann Chipman 2
Hansen, Zella 2
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 2
Henrie, Myra Mayall 2
Hunt, Jefferson, 1804-1879 2
Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Ingersoll, Nora B. 2
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 2
Johnson family 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Johnson, Joel H. (Joel Hills) 2
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