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Washington (Utah) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and poems

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289856]
Identifier: Vault MSS 404
Scope and Contents Four handwritten and signed letters and a book of handwritten poetry. Harmon sends one letter to his father, Jesse Pierce Harmon, and receives two letters from family members. These items describe some of the plans for the Mormon migration to Utah and the conditons of settlement there. Handwritten letter from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church; dated 8 June 1866; and addressed to Harmon in Washington, Utah. Young responds to Harmon's inquiry concerning prices of goods. "If...
Dates: 1846-1866

Johanna Christena Larson Jones autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197223105211]
Identifier: MSS SC 3151
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography by Jones in which she also tells about her parents. Jones was born in 1854 in Sweden and soon emigrated to the United States where she stayed for two years in St. Louis, Missouri. At that time her brother was kidnapped by those who did not like the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Johanna's "mother never got over grieving for her lost boy. When a number of years had gone by they again...
Dates: 1915

Rio Virgin Manufacturing Company correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232719]
Identifier: MSS 725
Scope and Contents Copies of handwritten letters in a letter-press book. Most of the items were written by Adolphus R. Whitehead, secretary; Joseph Birch, agent; and Thomas Jefferson Jones, superintendent. Also included are a list of financial transactions. The materials document the activities and policies of the company.
Dates: 1870-1875

Brigham Young letters to Appleton Milo Harmon

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288189]
Identifier: Vault MSS 268
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 4 July and 15 Aug. 1866, and addressed to Appleton Milo Harmon of Washington, Utah. Young writes about the cotton factory in Washington.
Dates: 1866