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Hawaiians -- Utah -- Skull Valley -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Augustus Herman Frank Mitchell letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324201]
Identifier: MSS SC 2490
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 19 Sept. 1889 and addressed to Samuel Russell of Logan, Utah. The item was written in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mitchell asks Russell to come to Skull Valley, Utah to operate a steam sawmill for the Hawaiian members of the Mormon Church who had settled there.

Dates: 1889 September 19

Joseph F. Smith letter and affidavit

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2489
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 7 Oct. 1889. The item was addressed to Samuel Russel. Smith had asked Russell to take charge of the sawmill connected with the Hawaiian colony in Skull Valley, Utah and expresses regret that Russell turned him down. Smith said, "I had no special manifestations of the Spirit about it." Also included is a typewritten affidavit dated 6 June 1906 and signed by Smith stating that he "had been duly elected to the office of President and Director of the...
Dates: 1906 June 6; 1889 October 7