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Thomas L. Kane pocket diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 796
Scope and Contents Pocket diary, 1852, 12 x 7.5 cm, one volume, bound, brass-clasped, black with gold lettering, pencil entries and pencil sketches throughout; Letter of Brigham Young to Kane, 15 Dec. 1859, 7 pp., encapsulated; three additional holographic letters: Thomas L. Kane to his aunt, Mrs. Constable, n.d. 1 p.; Kane to Samuel P. Bates, historian of Pennsylvania, 6 April 1867, 2 pp.; letter of Elizabeth W. Kane to her son Elisha, 24 February 1900. 2pp. Also a photocopy of letter of Thomas L. Kane to his...
Dates: 1852-1900

John Pack letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 67
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters dated 1847, addressed to family members, describing difficulties of the journey to Salt Lake City, Utah and Pack's associations with Mormon Church leaders Brigham Young and Heber Chase Kimball.

Dates: approximately 1847

Charles C. Rich papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1052
Scope and Contents

Photocopies and photographs of handwritten and typed letters, biographical notes, and diary excerpts. The materials relate to Rich's career as a Mormon Church leader. They include diary excerpts from 1836, a letter from Brigham Young (1801-1877) telling about his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley of Utah in 1847, a blessing for Rich's mission to Europe, an essay on the establishment of a Mormon colony in San Bernardino, California, and biographical notes on Rich's life in Logan, Utah.

Dates: 1836-1909

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 800
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.

Dates: 1874-1889

Brigham Young letter to George Q. Cannon

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 577
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated November 3, 1859, and addressed to George Q. Cannon. Young writes about the arrival of pioneers to Utah, comments positively on the economic impact of the Johnson's army at Camp Floyd, Utah, states the advantages of the territorial legislature meeting in Salt Lake City rather than in Fillmore, Utah, and infroms Cannon of his appointment to the office of an Apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fill the vacancy made...
Dates: 1859 November 3

Brigham Young letter to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 64
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 25, 1846 and addressed to Harriet Cook Young, one of Brigham Young's wives. Brigham Young writes about the prospects of the Mormons migrating to the West.

Dates: 1846 March 25

Brigham Young letter to Oscar B. Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 575
Scope and Contents

Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter which was composed in Provo, Utah, dated February 27, 1868, and addressed to Oscar B. Young. Brigham gives his impressions of Provo, advises Oscar on Indian problems the Mormon settlers had along the "Muddy River," and comments on politics.

Dates: 1868 February 27

Brigham Young letter to William L. Marcy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 815
Scope and Contents Contains photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters dated December 17, 1845 and addressed to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War for the United States. The two items are identical in content, but one appears to be a rough draft of the other. Young petitions the federal government for funds to aid in the westward migration of Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois, with Vancouver Island as a possible destination. Young requests money to build block houses and stockades on the Oregon Trail and...
Dates: 1845 December 17

Brigham Young letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 289
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of two handwritten letters with a microfiche copy. The second of the two letters was started on the same page as the first. The items were dated 20 April and 4 May 1847. Young writes to his wife, Mary Ann Angell Young, while she was in Winter Quarters, Nebraska. Young informs Mary about his experiences while on the initial trek of Mormon pioneers to Utah.

Dates: 1847

Brigham Young letters to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 576
Scope and Contents

Photographs of handwritten letters addressed to "Hariot Cook," "my dear wife." The items were written when Young was in Iowa moving west as leader of the Mormons. Young urges Cook, who was still in Nauvoo, Illinois, to join him in Iowa.

Dates: 1846

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