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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
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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

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

Note on Morris Snedaker

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1157
Scope and Contents

Handwritten note by an unknown author. The item is dated 17 Oct., but the year is not given. The note relates to Morris Snedaker trying to get permission from the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young, to resume the manufacutre of Salt.

Dates: approximately 1870

James A. Little papers on Brigham Young and the history of the Mormon Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 376
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book draft. Little compiled numerous sources including correspondence and newspaper articles by and about the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young (1801-1877). The materials cover Young's career as an LDS Church leader until his death and are often interspersed with brief narratives by Little. The items also document LDS Church history. The date of this compilation is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1900

Sidney Reese letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 170
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 28 July 1869, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Reese writes a letter introducing his friend, William H. Green, who has been travelling for his health.

Dates: 1869 July 28

John Taylor letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 677
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typed copies of letters sent by John Taylor to his wives and to such LDS Church leaders as Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff. The materials deal largely with family and Church matters. Also included are photocopies of handwritten notes on Taylor's various wives.

Dates: 1839-1887

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

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 80
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 7 Feb. 1855, and addressed to P. Clayton, "2nd Auditor." Young writes about the audit of accounts related to his position as Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Utah.

Dates: 1855 February 7

Brigham Young letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 96
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 10 March 1873, addressed to Brigham Young, Sr., and written in Salt Lake City, Utah. The item is not in the hand of Brigham Young, Sr., and the signature is not authentic. Brigham Young, Sr., gives instruction to members of the Little Colorado Mission to colonize in Arizona for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1873 March 10

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