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Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 240
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Handwritten and signed letter, dated December 8, 1874, and addressed to the Mormon settlement of Kanab, Utah. Young writes about the United Order. The item was also signed by George Albert Smith.

Dates: 1874 December 8

Brigham Young letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 407
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Handwritten copy of and handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 April 1854, and addressed to Elias Nelson Conwary, governor of Arkansas. Young mentions the inability of the Utah marshals to apprehend four fugitives from Arkansas. The item is also signed by Joseph Leland Heywood, United States Marshal, and William Adams Hickman, United States Deputy Marshal.

Dates: 1854

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: Vault MSS 809
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Letter from Brigham Young, Richardson Point, Camp of Israel, to his wife, Harriott Cook, Nauvoo, Illinois, 15 March 1846. Nauvoo looks like a prison to him, so he will continue West. Joseph B. Noble is to bring her over. Asks her to go visit Mary and Margaret Pears. Desires to see her and "the little boys." They are feeling happy in the camp. Edwin Little has been sick. They plan to move from their current position on next Wednesday.

Dates: 1846 March 15

Brigham Young letter to Andrew S. Siler

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 930
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1854 and addressed to Andrew S. Siler in St. Louis, Missouri. Young offers encouragement to Siler, who was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1854 December 1

Brigham Young letter to Dan Jones

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 704
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Handwritten and signed letter dated March 15, 1861 and addressed to Dan Jones. The item expresses condolences on Jones' recent bereavement and tells him not to worry about his present financial obligations to the Church.

Dates: Broadcast: 1861 March 15

Brigham Young letter to David Evans

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 692
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Handwritten and signed letter addressed to David Evans, a bishop in Lehi, Utah, dated March 2, 1866. The letter instructs Evans not to collect tithing from Thomas Taylor, a merchant heavily in debt from service to the poor. Only the signature on the letter is in Young's handwriting.

Dates: 1866

Brigham Young letter to E. B. Alexander

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 694
Scope and Contents

Letter, handwritten and signed "Brigham Young" by a scribe, addressed to Col. E.B. Alexander, commander of the 5th and 10th United States infantry regiments during the Utah Expedition. The letter is dated October 7, 1857 and was sent with two copies of the Deseret News in an attempt to "enliven the monotonous routine of camp life."

Dates: 1857 October 7

Brigham Young letter to Eliza Cooper

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 613
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 9 March 1877 and addressed to Eliza Cooper of Monroe, Utah. The item was composed in St. George, Utah. Young responds to a number of questions dealing with clothing to be worn in LDS temples, how the bodies of dead children are to be dressed, to whom the children belong when their mother has been sealed to two men, what women should do when they have a husband that is not strong in the faith, and the veracity of being married outside of a...
Dates: 1877 March 9

Brigham Young letter to Frank Fuller

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 727
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 30, 1863 and addressed to the Honorable Frank Fuller. The item is a response to criticism leveled against Brigham Young for using rough language in a large meeting.

Dates: 1863 March 30

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

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 18
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