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Letters

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 197 Collections and/or Records:

A. O. Smoot correspondence, 1852-1888

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197227657191], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 1 File 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters between Abraham O. Smoot and several correspondents including Brigham Young and William R. Minish. Topics include the alottment of Perpetual Emigration Funds for pioneers traveling to Salt Lake City, Utah, the persecution of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Missouri, and the settling of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in St. George, Utah. Materials dated 1852-1888.

Dates: 1852-1888

A. O. Smoot family correspondence, 1873-1886

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197227657191], Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 1 File 6
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters between various Smoot family members and friends, including Brigham Young. Topics include Fort Provo, mission updates, and news. Materials dated 1873-1886.

Dates: 1873-1886

John Adams letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237593]
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1830

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287637]
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.

Dates: 1863 January 17

Jesse O. Ballenger letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31179230305408]
Identifier: MSS SC 795
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts of four letters by Ballenger, three addressed to President Brigham Young and one to Apostle John Taylor outlining conditions in the settlement at Sunset Crossing, Arizona. Content includes relationship with local Native American tribes. Dated 1876-1877.

Dates: 1876-1877

Delbert Barney correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315506]
Identifier: MSS SC 1778
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of Delbert Barney's correspondence with government and ecclesiastical officials. He describes an eye-witness account of the "transfiguration" of the Mormon Church President Brigham Young into the likeness of Joseph Smith in 1844 and discusses Blacks and the Mormon priesthood.

Dates: 1936-1980

Gwynn W. Barrett research notes on Walter Murray Gibson

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231019891]
Identifier: MSS 6840
Abstract

Notes, articles and correspondence related to Walter Murray Gibson, collected by Gwynn W. Barrett from 1958-1968.

Dates: 1958-1968

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886),...
Dates: 1829-1918

Brigham Young correspondence and other material, 1846-1878

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, a will, and other materials related to Young's interactions with other Mormon leaders. Includes information on his relationship with Thomas L. Kane, Mormon relations with Native American peoples, and the development of Utah. Materials date from between 1846 and 1878.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1846-1878

Brigham Young correspondence with Church leaders, 1858-1871

 Sub-Series — Box 15: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232550779]
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 3 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between Brigham Young and George Q. Cannon, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells. Letters include discussion of the Army's presence in Utah, the Mountain Meadows Massacre, and other matters. Materials date between 1858 and 1871.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1858-1871