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Speeches, addresses, etc., American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brigham Young discourses

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318088]
Identifier: MSS SC 1938
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of discourses. Young's remarks cover a wide range of Mormon theological ideas including sacrifice, obedience, and the nature of the biblical character, Adam. Young also talks about his relationship with Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the founder of the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1854-1856

Brigham Young speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322346]
Identifier: MSS SC 2319
Scope and Contents

Typewritten excerpts from an address delivered by Young in 1855. The speech relates to how people receive personal revelations.

Dates: 1855

Brigham Young speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489630]
Identifier: MSS 573
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten copy of a speech given on 22 April 1856 in Emigration Canyon near Salt Lake City, Utah. The speech was recorded by J. N. Long. Young urges immigrants to walk to Utah as much as possible because that mode of transportation was faster than by wagon. This was probably an attempt to get support for handcart immigration. He also talks about taking precautions to protect the pioneers against Indians.

Dates: 1856 April 22