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Diary of Brigham Young, page xxiv

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Identifier diary_brigham_young.xml
Title Diary of Brigham Young 1857
Creator Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Subject Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Utah--Governors; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--United States--Biography; Utah War, 1857-58
Description This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L. (editor)
Date 1980
Type Text
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 10
Coverage 1857
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Letters; Mormon pioneers
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page xxiv
Description against Brigham Young and his followers or the need for such a large number of troops to serve as a police force for his new territorial appointees. An unfriendly press and an inquiring Congress caused Buchanan to reevaluate his hasty actions, and peace com- missioners were hastened to Utah to bring about a peaceful settlement of the conflict before it reached the shooting stage. Brigham Young was deposed as territorial governor but was permitted to save face with his followers through a negotiated entrance of federal troops into Utah. Buchanan also gained some face-saving by having his troops enter Utah and establish a military post within fifty miles of Utah's capital and principal city of Mormondom. It is events related to this episode, the Utah War, that are given prominence in this Brigham Young diary. At the time of dictating his diary, Brigham Young was governor of Utah Territory, superintendent of Indian Affairs for Utah, and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was fifty-six years old, the husband of many wives, and the father of forty-three children. He lived in the Beehive House; some of his families lived in the adjoining Lion House. Still other wives and families lived in homes at various places in the city, and Brigham Young had his own schoolhouse across First East Street near his second wife, Mary Ann Angell's home on South Temple Street. The governor's office and president's office adjoined the Beehive House, and the historian's office was across South Temple Street to the south of the gover- nor's office. The tithing store and yards were just west of the Lion House. Temple Square was surrounded by an adobe wall and contained the foundation of the temple, a bowery, the old tabernacle, and an endowment house where various rituals were performed-especially those related to polygamous marriages. xxiv
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328947