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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

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

Edward R. Ford letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2703
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 8 Sept. 1842, composed in St. Louis, Missouri, and addressed to "His Exelency," probably governor Thomas Reynolds of Missouri. Ford describes an attempt to arrest the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and his friend, Orrin Porter Rockwell.
Dates: 1842 September 8

John Taylor letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2100
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter addressed to Judge Elias Smith dated 14 March 1874 and signed by John Taylor. Taylor informs Smith of money owed him (Taylor) and others by the Caroline H. Debrowske estate.
Dates: 1874

Harold B. Lee letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1588
Scope and Contents Photocopies of three letters addressed to Gil Hodges and signed by Harold B. Lee and David O. McKay, presidents of the Mormon Church. The letters concern the sealing of women to their husbands and the ligitimacy of the use of birth control.
Dates: 1969-1973

Brigham Young letters to Brigham Morris Young

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 560
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Young's son, Brigham Morris Young (1854-1931), while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii. Brigham Young writes about the Church's activities in Utah including the progress on the St. George Temple, Young's inspiration to start the United Order, his trip to St. George, Utah, and numerous conferences and meetings.
Dates: 1873-1874

David O. McKay letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2381
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 12 Dec. 1942 and addressed to Francis W. Kirkham, Mormon author and businessman. McKay thanks Kirkham for giving him a book which Kirkham had written.
Dates: 1942 December 12

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 included...
Dates: 1857-1953

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

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 16
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 2
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Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 2
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Young, Brigham, 1836-1903 2
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Belknap, W. Dean 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Debrowske, Caroline H. 1
Echols, Robert Lee 1
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888 1
Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926 1
Ford, Edward R. 1
Green, William H. 1
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 1
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 1
Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 1
Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902 1
Kirkham, Francis W. (Francis Washington), 1877-1972 1
Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973 1
Little, James A. (James Amasa), 1822-1908 1
Lott, Elsie Moore 1
Miller, George, 1794-1856 1
Moore, Eleanor 1
Moore, Eleanor Roseltha Colton 1
Muir, Sarah D., -1906 1
Reese, Sidney 1
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 1
Reynolds, Thomas, -1844 1
Richards, Franklin S. 1
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 1
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 1
Smith, Elias, 1804-1888 1
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 1
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 1
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 1
Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925 1
Tinney family 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Utah. Militia 1
Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960 1
Winter, Thomas J. 1
Woodruff, Asahel Hart, 1863-1939 1
Young, Brigham Morris, 1854-1931 1
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 1
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