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Brigham Young letter

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 14
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated September 12, 1857, and addressed to Philo Taylor Farnsworth, Mormon bishop in Beaver, Utah. Young writes to Farnsworth about the declaration of martial law. The item was also signed by Daniel H. Wells. Also included is a printed typescript and facsimile of the item made in 1963.

Dates: 1857 September 12

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 703
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Typewritten copy of a letter dated April 10, 1861 and addressed to Thomas Callister of Fillmore, Utah. Young appoints Callister as bishop of the Fillmore Ward and gives him instruction and advice.

Dates: 1861 April 10

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 730
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed note dated 16 March 1830. Young states he will pay $18.50 with interest for some kitchen chairs.

Dates: 1830

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 734
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Senator from Illinois, Stephen A. Douglas. The item was signed by Young, Heber C. Kimball, and Willard Richards. Young writes to Douglas to secure his support for the admission of the Deseret as an official state in the nation.

Dates: 1849

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 736
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Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 15 April 1845, and addressed to the United States Senator from Illinois, Stephen Arnold Douglas. Young writes to Douglas trying to secure mail contracts for the Mormon Church and requests that stockades be build on the trails in the American West. Also included is a letter from George Miller to Douglas on the same topics.

Dates: 1845

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 747
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Feb. 1850, and addressed to Daniel H. Wells, commander in chief of the Utah Militia. Young gives advice to Wells about a military campaign.

Dates: 1850 February 13

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1584
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter to the Mormon stake president of Ephraim, Utah by Brigham Young (1801-1877). Brigham Young expresses his wish that at least fifty families from Ephraim settle in Castle Valley.

Dates: 1877

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2020
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Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated March 4, 1858 and is addressed to Lewis Brunson (1831-1888), bishop for the Mormon Church in Fillmore, Utah. The letter is an authorization by Young for Brunson to give "Brother Robb" livestock in repayment of a loan he had given to the Mormon Church in Liverpool, England for the purpose of emigration.

Dates: 1858

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2101
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Handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Treasury in Washington D.C. and dated 30 Dec. 1854. Young writes that he has not been absent from Utah since his appointment as governor neither did he expect to be in the next quarter.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2019
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is dated Sept. 14, 1857 and is addressed to "Major McCullogh" and Lewis Brunson (1831-1888). Brunson was the bishop in Fillmore, Utah for the Mormon Church. Young states that preparations are to be made to deal with the advancing federal troops which were part of the Utah Expedition, 1857-1858. He also outlines the nature of the defense of Utah. In resistance the Utahns would "desolate the Territory" and "waylay our enemies." Young also admonishes...
Dates: 1857

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Salt Lake Temple 30
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Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 24
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Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 24
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Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598 23
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Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 22
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 22
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Catholic Church 21
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Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 21
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 21
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Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 20
Illinois. Circuit Court (Hancock Co.) 20
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 20
Nurses at War project 20
Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 20
Smith, Emma Hale 20
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 20
Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 20
Brigham Young University. College of Business 19
L. Tom Perry Special Collections 19
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 19
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 19
Brigham Young University. Speech and Dramatic Arts Department (1967-1975) 18
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 18
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 18
McDonald, Howard S. (Howard Stevenson), 1894-1986 18
Smoot, A. O. (Abraham Owen), 1815-1895 18
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 17
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Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 17
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