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John D. Lee letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 448
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Nov. 1877, and addressed to "Rachel Olive," Lee's daughter. Lee writes from prison where he was held on a charge of murder. He mentions the conditions of his incarceration and the court rulings concerning the divorce of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, and Ann Eliza Young.
Dates: 1875 November 19

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  • Subject: Mormon Church -- Presidents X
  • Subject: Prisons -- Utah -- History X
  • Names: Young, Ann Eliza, 1844- X