Three letters of John Sharp to Brigham Young

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Title Three letters of John Sharp to Brigham Young
Alternative Title 0120_02_25
Creator Sharp, John, 1820-1891
Contributor Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1874-01-07; 1876-01-17; 1876-01-23
Temporal Coverage January 7, 1874; January 17, 1876; January 12, 1876
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Saint George (Utah); Chicago (Ill.); Troy (N.Y.)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Railroads--Utah
Description January 7, 1874 - Salt Lake City to St. George, Utah; Sharp, John, to President Brigham Young. They have borrowed $50,000 for the Utah Southern Railroad at 2 1/2 percent per month. States gross earnings for Utah Central and Utah Southern railroads. Informs Young of the business being done and conditions of road beds. Rock for the temple has been coming in larger amounts and stone cutters have been kept employed. No trouble with snow blockades on railroad yet. Sends best regards. January 17, 1876 - Chicago, Illinois, to (Salt Lake City); Sharp, John, to President Brigham Young. Business letter discussing prices of elevator, engine, and boiler. Will write later from New York. January 23, 1876 - Troy, New York, to Salt Lake City; Sharp, John, to President Brigham Young. Thinks he has successfully obtained $80,000 for the Summit County road. Mr. Dillon said they wanted to have a voice in the direction of the Utah Southern Railroad and wanted it run to the best advantage of the stockholders. A private note at the end is a refusal to accept an honorable position Young had hinted to him about. He felt he did not have time to devote to it
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_02_25.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
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Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
ID 1008757
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