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William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents

Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.

Dates: 1893 March 18

Louisa May Alcott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 503
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed correspondence of Louisa May Alcott and her sister, May Alcott Nieriker and various other family members and writers. The letters are of both a private and professional nature, and discuss social engagements, familial affairs, writing schedules, and upcoming publications. Also included are two portraits, a sound recording with transcript of a radio adaptation of "Little Women," the poem recording with transcript of a radio adaption of "Little Women," the poem "Lines to...
Dates: 1862-1888

James C. Alden letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3902
Abstract

Three letters from John C. Alden to his wife, written during the Civil War, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Angus M. Cannon diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 199
Scope and Contents

Collection includes three handwritten diaries dated 1885 to 1886 two letters from 1891. In his diaries, Cannon writes about his imprisonment at the Utah State Penitentiary for polygamy and his subseqent experiences as a stake president for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. His letters are addressed to his sons George and John, and to Levi Colvin of Payson, Utah. Photocopies and typescripts of the diaries are also included.

Dates: 1885-1891

Julius S. Dalley collection of Mormon materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3927
Abstract

Materials from the lives of Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow, 1851-1933.

Dates: 1851-1933

Elmer Ewing collection of Mormon letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4142
Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of correspondence collected by Elmer Ewing written by Mormon pioneers. Includes the letters of Temperance Bond Mack, Christeen Golden Kimball, and Nathan Calhoun Cheney describing their travels to Salt Lake City and other events in Mormon history. One letter by Cheney also includes a description of events surrounding the death of Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1835-1884

Kate Field letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 590
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Laurence Hutten. Field congratulates Hutton on getting married and writes about her anti-Mormon publications and research.

Dates: 1883-1887

Thomas Jefferson letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4088
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson praising the patriotism of the Massachusetts militia. Letter is dated February 17, 1809, and was written in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1809 February 17

Letters to Kanakuk

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 132
Scope and Contents

ALS (1832) from William Marshall, Indian Agency, Indiana, giving Kan-e-kuck and his party permission to hunt on U.S. land without threat of repression as long as the Indians remained friendly. Also includes two ALS's (1832, 1833) from William Clark, the first advising the Indians to leave the country; the second encouraging them to move to the reservation.

Dates: 1832-1833

Abraham Lincoln pardon and correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 325
Scope and Contents

Collection includes originals and photocopies of correspondence between Abraham Lincoln and Andrew G. Ege from 1864. Includes a letter from Ege requesting a discharge from the draft for his son, and the reply from Lincoln in which the request is granted.

Dates: 1864

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Field, Kate, 1838-1896 1
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Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904 1
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