Letters of Brigham Young, Jr.

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Title Letters of Brigham Young, Jr.
Alternative Title 0120_01_08
Creator Young, Brigham, 1836-1903
Contributor Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1862; 1880
Temporal Coverage 1862-1880
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Liverpool (England); Salt Lake City (Utah); Provo (Utah); Logan (Utah); Holbrook (Ariz.); Snowflake (Ariz.); Springerville (Ariz.)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Mormon Church--Missions--England
Description August 16, 1862 - London, England, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young); Missionary letter to his mother at home, informing her of his arrival at his mission in London, England, his health, etc. Describes the poverty of the Saints in England. Expresses his great desire to do his missionary work in a pleasing manner. Hopes for the good health of his family and sends love to all--asks her to kiss his children for him. October 14, 1864 - Liverpool, England, to Salt Lake City; Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young); Missionary letter to his mother expressing his great love and appreciation for her and his father and also his great love and faith in the gospel. A poem to her is included: "Lines To My Mother." Katie is with him and sends her love, and to all at home. January 7, 1865 - Liverpool, England, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Brother Joseph A. (Young) Brigham, Jr., thanks his brother for his letter sent and for the news around the city. Inquires about the horses at home and about family and friends and discusses business matters. Tells him that Katie gave birth to a fine girl, but had a very difficult time with the birth but is improving. Is going to attend conference in various places in England. Sends love to all the family. February 27, 1868 - Provo City, Utah, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young). He and his father had arrived and are getting settled in a house his father bought. Shall not return for about a week. They are well and he hopes his mother is recovering. January 28, 1874 - Salt Lake City, Utah, to St. George, Utah;Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Father (Brigham Young) Letter informing Brigham Young about some actions of the Utah Legislature. The legislature had appropriated $1,000 toward completing Mr. Froiseth's map, although Froiseth was one who spent time in the territory try to "jump our citizen's land."; Young does not feel right about this, although Froiseth has promised one hundred maps which will be distributed among the county officers. Another bill introduced makes registration necessary and to some extent introduces cumulative voting. Young hopes these will not pass. Is going to visit Cache Valley this week. March 20, 1876 - Logan, Utah, to Salt Lake City, Utah; Young, Brigham, Jr., to President B. Young, Dear Father. It occurred to him that Brother L. G. Farrill, who is on a mission in England, is needed here and would be pleased if he could be released and come with some of the first companies to cross the ocean this spring. August 2, 1876 - Logan, Utah, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to Dear Father (Brigham Young)Enclosing a letter from Brother O. N. Lillenquist, who is in Denmark. Asks what answer to send him. August 12, 1876 - Logan, Cache County, Utah, to (Salt Lake City);Young, Brigham, Jr., to President B. Young, Dear FatherNote enclosing a bill incurred at Brother Hammonds, according to his directions. August 22, 1876 - Logan to Salt Lake City, Utah Young; Brigham, Jr., to President B. Young, Dear Father: Asks to have Brothers Musser and Jesse Fox come to finish arranging the fractions of land on Young's farm. Wants this business put in better shape.January 2, 1880 - Holbrook, Arizona, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to My Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young) His health is good, but he is far away from his family. Is looking for John W. to join him. His sons are well, except Jodie who is on crutches because of rheumatism. Will soon go to San Francisco Mountain where men are working in timber getting out spikes and ties. Hopes she will continue in good health.September 15, 1880 - John W. Young Camp, Atlantic Pacific Railroad, Valencia County, New Mexico, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to My Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young)He and company had arrived at John W.'s railroad camp. John W. was in Kansas City on business concerning the contract for grading the railroad. Brigham Jr.'s camp is 24 miles from this camp. Tells of going to his camp and then on to St. John's and later returns to John W.'s camp where he is now writing. John W. is now at Albuquerque, 130 miles away, but he expects him soon. Describes the camp, which is situated two miles east of the main divide between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Here the waters run east and empty into the Atlantic Ocean and two miles west the waters run west to the Pacific. September 22, 1880 - Springerville, Round Valley, Apache County, Arizona Territory, to (Salt Lake City); Young, Brigham, Jr., to My Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young)Asks her to show this letter to his folks, as he cannot write them at present. He is still at John W.'s camp. John W. arrived by stage at sunrise. Later he and John rode toward Fort Wingate to overtake Brother Snow and party. Describes the journey where he sees elk, deer, bear, wild turkey, and a few panthers. They accompany Brother Snow to Bust Valley where there are a few familes. This place was raided by Indians in June and their horses were taken. Tells of attending church meetings. John W. is back visiting with him now. Is going to Snowflake, Arizona, to attend conference. Sends his love to his dear wives and children and to his dear mother.No Date - No Address; Young, Brigham, Jr., to My Dear Mother (Mary Ann Angell Young)Writing her a note on his birthday. Grieved to learn of her health, which has not been good. Expresses his great love and appreciation for her
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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File Name 0120_01_08.pdf
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Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
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