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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

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

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

John M. Bernhisel letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 8
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Aug. 1841, composed in New York, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1841 August 18

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Dates: 1844-1976

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

Brunson family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2018
Scope and Contents Photocopies of correspondence, a diary, newspaper clippings, certificates, and miscellaneous items. The diary was kept between December 1941 and March 1942 and relates Brunson's feelings and observations at the beginning of the United States' involvement in World War II. The correspondence includes items by Peter's father, Lewis Brunson (1831-1888), and by Mormon Church leaders. The clippings relate to the activities of Brunson family members.
Dates: 1870-1960

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2005
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typed letters, histories, interviews, diaries, pamphlets, and newspapers. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church; Joseph Smith, second president of the Mormon Church; and his family. Interviewees include Smith family members and those who knew them. The items were copied by Donald Q. Cannon as part of the continuing Mormon Church History Sources Project.
Dates: 1840-1981

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper artilces, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

Augustus L. Chetlain letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 160
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.
Dates: 1867

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Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 3
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 3
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 3
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 3
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 2
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 2
Conover, William H. 2
Cowdery, Oliver 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 2
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Utah Southern Railway Company 2
Young, Ann Eliza, 1844- 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Young, Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell, 1824-1898 2
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 2
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Belknap, W. Dean 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Bigler, Alice 1
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Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Chetlain, Annie M. 1
Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nineteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1
Clark, Isaac 1
Clark, James R. (James Ratcliffe), 1910-1995 1
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 1
Conk, John T. 1
Conway, Elias Nelson 1
Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
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Durant, Thomas Clark 1
Dye, Dorothy Young 1
Echols, Robert Lee 1
Egan, Howard, 1815-1878 1
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Everet, John 1
Filmore, Robert 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
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Frodsham, Amelia M 1
Gardiner, Augusta 1
Goffe, Theodore A. 1
Great Western Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company 1
Green, William H. 1
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Gurley, Zenos Hovey, 1801-1871 1
Hale, Jesse 1
Hamilton, William R. 1
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 1
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 1
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