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Daniel H. Wells deeds for Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 274
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed deeds of conveyance from Wells to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. The items confirm that Young owns various lots in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1873-1874

Lease of land

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 405
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed lease agreement. The item is dated 8 April 1872, notarized, and signed. Mils J. Norberg leases a 28 by 75 foot lot in Salt Lake City, Utah, from Brigham Young for $28 per year for five years.
Dates: 1872

Brigham Young legal statement

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 261
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten, signed, and notarized statement. Young authorizes the sale of ten acres of property of lot 1 in block 104 of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1862

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

Joseph Bates Noble papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 705
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters, deeds, histories, newspaper clippings, and an autograph album. Family papers include an autograph album owned by Noble's wife, Mary Beeman Bates, which includes a prophecy by Wilford Woodruff about the end of the world. Also included are property deeds on a lot in Nauvoo, Illinois, and a bishop's court document from 1848 in Salt Lake City, Utah, which involves a dispute over foodsuffs in payment for services.
Dates: 1832-1897

Frederick William Seward autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2562
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpt taken from a "memo of his life and selections from his letters 1861-1872." Seward writes about coming to Utah by train and describes what he saw in Salt Lake City. He met the president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and relates what Young said about Mormon polygamy.
Dates: approximately 1870

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.
Dates: 1838-1913

John Mills Whitaker diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 293
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten transcripts of a handwritten journal. The items were originally kept in Pitman shorthand. The entries are extensive and detailed. Whitaker was raised in Centerville, Utah but lived much of his adult life in Salt Lake City, Utah. Whitaker details his life and activities and makes observations on Utah society, the Mormon Church, and state and national politics. He had numerous callings in the Mormon Church and served as a missionary for that faith in the "Eastern...
Dates: 1883-1949

Brigham Young letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 89
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 2 Sept. 1856, addressed to a Sister Tufts, and written in Salt Lake City, Utah. Young gives Tufts advice on the renting of her house.
Dates: 1856 Deptember 2

Brigham Young letter to John R. Young

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 780
Scope and Contents Material contains a handwritten and signed letter dated March 1, 1857, addressed to John R. Young in Honolulu, Hawaii. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young encourages John, his nephew, and his fellow missionaries for the Mormon Church in Hawaii by making comparisons between the "quiet and purity that prevail in Utah" and the "gross darkness" that covers the other people of the Earth. He comments on the missionary work of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in...
Dates: 1857 March 1

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