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Brigham Young letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 723
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters dated 1854 and addressed to Utah Militia Major David Moore. The documents discuss the survey of a road through Ogden canyon, the relocation of Ute Indians, and the estate settlement of Isaac Moore.
Dates: 1854

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

Brigham Young letter to Samuel W. Richards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 779
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 27 Feb. 1853 and addressed to Samuel W. Richards in Liverpool, England. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Young reports on the condition of Utah at the end of a severe winter during which the Utahns received no mail from outside the territory. Young also writes about the sugar industry in Utah, the progress on buildings and machinery of the Deseret Manufacturing Company, the excavations on the foundation of the Salt Lake Temple, the activities...
Dates: 1853 February 27

Joseph Young diary and accounts

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 24
Scope and Contents Handwritten account book and diary. Young writes about speaking trips through central Utah with Brigham Young from 16 to 25 Sept. 1868 and from 27 Oct. to 2 Nov. 1869. Joseph Young also records his activities from 2 to 23 Sept. 1869 and notes for speeches.
Dates: 1868-1869