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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

Andrew Jackson Allen autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3213
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript of an autobiography and diary. Allen writes about his youth in Kentucky and move to Missouri after he joined the Mormon Church. He later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, and joined the Mormon exodus to Utah in 1847. He tells about the hardships of early settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah. His diary starts in 1857. It has many gaps and entries were often months apart. He writes about the "Utah War;" his work on the railroad in 1868 and 1869; his...
Dates: 1857-1884

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.

Dates: 1863 January 17

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

Dates: 1876-1877

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

Brigham Young account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3987
Scope and Contents

Three volumes containing handwritten entries recording financial transactions, indexed by individual payee or payer. Volume 1 covers the years 1862 to 1864. Volume 2 covers the years 1864 to 1871. Volume 3 covers the years 1871 to 1877.

Dates: 1862-1877

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.

Dates: 1857

Brigham Young sermon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 2563
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten sermon delivered by by Brigham Young at the Bowery in Salt Lake City, Utah on 21 April 1850. Young talks about the Mormon beliefs relating to the means of salvation and how it is attained.

Dates: 1850 April 21

James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 807
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.

Dates: 1875-1876

Asa S. Calkins diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 226
Scope and Contents

Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

Dates: 1855-1858

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 36
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 9
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 5
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 5
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 5
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Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 5
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 5
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 4
Salt Lake Theatre 4
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 4
Tanner, George S. 4
Utah. Militia 4
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 3
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 3
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 3
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 3
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 2
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 2
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 2
Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion 2
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 2
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 2
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 2
Salt Lake Temple 2
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Ann Eliza, 1844- 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882 2
Young, Willard, 1852-1936 2
Adam (Biblical figure) 1
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, Andrew Jackson, 1818-1884 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Allen, William C., 1843-1926 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Ballenger, Jesse O. (Jesse Oglestone), 1824-1881 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Beesley, Kenneth Reid 1
Birch, Joseph, 1823-1909 1
Bleak, James G. (James Godson), 1829-1918 1
Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 1
Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974 1
Burton, James 1
Bushman, John, 1843-1926 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Calkin, Asa Starkweath, 1809-1873 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 1
Card, Joseph Y., 1885-1956 1
Chetlain, Annie M. 1
Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nineteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1
Clark, Isaac 1
Conk, John T. 1
Conway, Elias Nelson 1
Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
Cooper, Eliza 1
Corey, J. W. 1
Cropper, James, 1823-1900 1
Crow, Julina Markham 1
Curtis, Margaret 1
Daniel, Lela Hicks 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
Deseret Museum 1
Diggle family 1
Diggle, Mary 1
Diggle, Samuel, 1829-1901 1
Diggle, Sarah Whitaker, 1827-1895 1
Diggle, William 1
Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884 1
Dodge, W. Sumner 1
Durant, Thomas Clark 1
Dye, Dorothy Young 1
Egan, Howard, 1815-1878 1
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Elliott, Orson Hyde 1
Everet, John 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Frodsham, Amelia M 1
Gardiner, Augusta 1
Geauga County (Ohio) 1
Goffe, Theodore A. 1
Goold, Samuel William, 1845-1918 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
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