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Jesse Bigler Martin diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 446
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with a typed copy of one volume. Martin kept diaries apparently in three volumes. The second and third volumes covering the time from 1854 to 1857 are found with the collection. A typed copy of the first diary covering the years from 1853 to 1854 is also included. Martin writes about his work as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. He returned to the United States in 1857 and traveled by rail to Iowa City, Iowa. Martin writes in...
Dates: 1853-1857

Jack Watson journals

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7997
Scope and Contents Contains accounts of Jack Watson's shepherding in Tooele County, biographical information (like date of birth, parents' names, wives' and children's names), and ledgers for his financial accounts. Includes his written reflections on life events, such as the death of his daughter Phyllis, and daily interactions. Contains financial ledgers for individuals, including P. P. Anderson, Andrew Larsen, Ed Madsen, and others and sheets tracking their purchases and his own (buying goods like leather...
Dates: 1886-1943