Politicians -- Utah -- Correspondence
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of handwritten letters dated 3 Jan. 1882 and 6 Dec. 1883. John T. Caine and George Q. Cannon write of the death of William Henry Hooper in the 1882 letter, and James Sharp writes to Caine about how the activities of the United States Congress might have an impact on Utah in the missive of 1883.
Typewritten and signed letter written in Washington D.C., addressed to John M. Cannon (1856-1917), and dated 27 Dec. 1901. Frank expresses gratitude for John's efforts. Frank states that an unspecified "deal" is likely to achieve success because "the principal parties have agreed to take the matter up immediately after the re-convening of Congress."
Handwritten and signed letter. The item is an appeal to the "Legislative Assembly" to protect the fisheries of Utah and to preserve the fish in Utah Lake. Also included is a letter by H.C. Yarrow which Cannon refers to as a support for his position. The Yarrow item is a report of fish and fisheries in Utah during a federally funded scientific expedition.
Handwritten and signed letter to Wilford Woodruff written from the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. The item expresses Cannon's concern about a bill before Congress that would "Bind the Mormon people hand and foot" in order to "dispose of them" Cannon argues for constitutional rights for the Mormons, self-government in Utah, and victory in the "war against us."
Photocopies of a typewritten article and of typed copies of letters. The article describes the creation of the steel industry in Utah. Also included are letters from steel corporation executives and Utah politicians negotiating the establishment of a steel plant in Utah.
Handwritten and signed letter written March 21, 1861 at the Kirkwood Hotel in Washington, D.C. and addressed to Col. Thomas W. Ellerbeck in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hooper writes about the possibility of sending arms to Utah and of arming immigrants coming to Utah.
Typewritten and signed letters. Lawrence writes to Charles Crane expressing opposition to financial policies of the federal government and proposes alternatives. A letter is received from A. E. Graham and P. O. Hagan presenting questions to Lawrence on political issues. Another letter is Lawrence's answers to these questions.
Correspondence, reports, and speeches. The materials relate to Meeks' assignment as the mission president to the Southern States Mission for the Mormon Church and to his work with the Democratic Party in Utah.
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated July 16, 1891, addressed to L. R. Martineau, and composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Preston is concerned with a bull he lost and with a note siged by "Hendricks."
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 1864, written in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to "all who shall see these presents." Reed affirms that Jacob G. Bigler has been elected probate judge in Juab County, Utah.