Letters of Mary Young and others

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Title Letters of Mary Young and others
Alternative Title 0120_01_22
Creator Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882
Contributor Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Richards, Hepzibah, 1795-1838
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1836-01-10; 1838-01-12; 1873-01-15
Temporal Coverage January 10, 1836; January 12, 1838; January 15, 1873
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Kirtland (Ohio); Dublin (Ind.); Salt Lake City (Utah); Saint George (Utah); Logan (Utah)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Mormons--Ohio--Kirtland
Description January 10, 1836 - Kirtland, Ohio, to Doublin, Indiana; Hepzibah (Richards) to Dear Brother (Levi Richards ?) Letter contains a wealth of information concerning family members and conditions of the people of this period. Has received his letters from New Portage and rejoiced at the good news. Mother and father have a great desire to see him before he goes West. Tells him of all the news at home concerning family members--their health, etc. Cousin Mary desires her to write an account of things. Elders Marks, John Smith, and Reynolds Cahoon have been elected to preside over the place. Tells of conditions in Kirtland since he left. "Old Newell" has had the printing office attached for a judgment he holds against the president for money. No more printing this winter. Mummies and records were also attached. The devil's agents are busy. Elder Packard's things were all sold at auction. Engine from the steam will was. attached. Some think the truly faithful will soon have to flee for safety of their lives. Musket ball was fired through a window of Mr. Short's daughter. The daughter was the one "who sees in a stone." Two men were seen running away. Wonders if she should buy some land in Missouri. Letter received from P. Young directed to Cousin Brigham, informing them of abundant supplies of honey and other good things in Missouri. January 12, 1838 - Kirtland, Ohio, to Doublin, Indiana; Young, Mary A., to My Dear Companion (Brigham Young)(This letter is written on the opposite page of the above letter, probably because of a shortage of paper.) Prays that he will be directed and kept by the spirit of the Lord, as she realizes the great danger he is in. Tells him not to come to this place as his life is in danger and many others feel he should not return. A place (property) has been bargained to be sold to Brother Clark on Brother Joseph Smith's account, as he has instructed her to do. Brother Freeman says Brigham Young owes him $250 of Kirtland money and she wants to know what to do about it. Old Mr. J. has a $200 note Young has signed and he intends to get a judgment against him. Brother P. H. Young also owes money. Closes quoting a recent revelation concerning the dreadful times that are to come. January 15, 1873 - Salt Lake City to (St. George, Utah); (Young), Mary (A.), to President B. Young, My Dear Husband. Short note sent with their son Joseph who was leaving on the train that morning. Thanks him for the nice Christmas present, hopes his health is improving, and says she is feeling much better. Sends her love to him, all her friends, and to Amelia. April 25, No Year - Salt Lake City to (Logan, Utah); Young, Mary Ann Angell, to Mrs. Luna Thatcher, My Dear Daughter. Sends this short note with Genia who is leaving that morning for Logan. Sends her love to all.No Date - No Address; Young, M. A., to Dear Genia. Short note; on the back is a note signed "Gene."
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_01_22.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 1008912
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6st7tcf
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