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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1830

Delbert Barney correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1778
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Delbert Barney's correspondence with government and ecclesiastical officials. He describes an eye-witness account of the "transfiguration" of the Mormon Church President Brigham Young into the likeness of Joseph Smith in 1844 and discusses Blacks and the Mormon priesthood.

Dates: 1936-1980

Thomas Bullock letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1820
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter to Robert Ball along with two corrected, typed copies of it. The letter bears witness to his belief in Joseph Smith and Brigham Young as prophets of God and praises the wholesome lifestyle in Utah.

Dates: 1855

Diggle family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2208
Scope and Contents Mainly letters to the Samuel and Sarah Diggle family, in Iowa, from relatives, including Elizabeth W. Andrew and George Openshaw, Salt Lake City; Nancy W. Butterworth, Mary Diggle, and Mary Banks, Heywood, Lancashire, England; and Robert B. Whitaker, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Topics include family news, plural marriage, Brigham Young, and the family of Joseph Smith Jr. Envelopes accompany several of the letters. Includes letters from children of Elizabeth Andrew and Nancy Butterworth. Also...
Dates: 1854-1893

John Eastham letter to Leland Stanford

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 221
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 Feb. 1869, and addressed to Leland Stanford. Eastham writes concerning his qualifications as an engineer. The item was probably forwarded to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, because it was found among his papers.

Dates: 1869 February 16

Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, to Bishop John M. Whitaker, Sugarhouse, Utah

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 361
Scope and Contents

TLS which relates the remarks of Brigham Young, George Q. Cannon and Lorenzo Snow in reference to blacks and the priesthood. Also includes shorthand notes on the last page by John M. Whitaker.

Dates: 1909

James H. Martineau letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 467
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a letter dated 23 July 1907 and addressed to F. E. (Frederick Elnathan?) Eldredge. Also included are photocopies of Martineau's application to join the Sons of the American Revolution. In the letter Martineau tells Eldredge that the Mountain Meadows Massacre started when the Fancher train of immigrants poisoned the carcass of a dead cow which led to the death of four Indians. He writes that he had personal knowledge of the orders sent by militia leaders and...
Dates: 1907-1910

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

Minute book for William C. Allen's Company

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 779
Scope and Contents

Collection includes one volume containing minutes of the chapter's business meetings from 1876 through 1888 and a second volume containing handwritten copies of the company's business correspondence and letters from various Mormon church leaders.

Dates: 1876-1888

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

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 9
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 3
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
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Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 2
Tanner, George S. 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Ball, Robert, active 1855 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
Brigham Young University 1
Bullock, Thomas, 1816-1885 1
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Cooper, Eliza 1
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 1
Diggle family 1
Diggle, Mary 1
Diggle, Samuel, 1829-1901 1
Diggle, Sarah Whitaker, 1827-1895 1
Diggle, William 1
Dominis, John 1
Dominis, John O. 1
Eastham, John 1
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 1
Eldredge, Frederick Elnathan, 1869-1959 1
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Gibbs, George F. 1
Green, William H. 1
Hansen, Peter 1
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 1
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 1
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 1
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Lott, Elsie Moore 1
Martineau, James H. (James Henry), 1828-1921 1
Medieo, W. 1
Miller, George, 1794-1856 1
Moench, Louis F., 1846-1916 1
Moore, Eleanor 1
Moore, Eleanor Roseltha Colton 1
Openshaw, George, 1817-1906 1
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 1
Reese, Sidney 1
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 1
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 1
Rogerson, Josiah, 1841-1926 1
Roundy, L. W. (Lorenzo W.), -1876 1
Salt Lake Temple 1
Sanborn, Rhoda Mabel Young, 1863-1950 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 1
St. Joseph United Order Company 1
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 1
Stewart, Levi, 1812-1878 1
Teasdale, George, 1831-1907 1
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
Tinney family 1
Udall, David King, 1851-1938 1
Union Pacific Railroad Company 1
United Order of Monroe (Monroe, Utah) 1
Utah. Militia 1
Wallbeck, A. W. (Alexander William), 1859-1920 1
Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960 1
Whitaker, Robert B. 1
Wilkinson, Ernest L., 1899-1978 1
William C. Allen Company 1
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 1
Yorke, Helen S. 1
Young, Brigham Morris, 1854-1931 1
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 1
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 1
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