Salt Lake City (Utah) -- 19th century
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Two handwritten letters from Averell while he was serving as a clerk of the Utah Territorial Supreme Court. The letters are orders for six cases of wine from William W. Allen, a merchant in Steuben County, New York, to be sent to Colonel Michael Shaughnessy, U.S. Marshal in Salt Lake City, Utah. Letters were written from Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, and are dated September 7 and 8, 1881.
The item is a photograph of the Salt Lake Temple. The photograph was taken between the laying of the capstone in April 1892 and the dedication in April 1893. A part of the Salt Lake Tabernacle is barely visible on the left side of the photograph. Trees surround the Temple, but the gardens have not yet been planted. Two ladders and a man can be seen on the west spires.
Materials include Joseph Heber Thurber (1858-1948) journal detailing his conviction and time served for polygamy and unlawful cohabitation in the Utah Penitentiary. The journal entries are dated November 2, 1886-August 9, 1888. Collection also includes a 16 page biography of Annie C. Christensen Thurber (1866-1944), Joseph's second wife. The biography was typed in March 1939 by Alice K. Hatch, a historian at the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.D.U.P.