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Diary of Brigham Young, page 003

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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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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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
ARK ark:/87278/s6t152wp
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 003
Description the Governor's mansions & offices. This afternoon Prest Young came into this office, heard the letters brot. in by last Californian mail read, went upstairs and sealed some women to Bros. J. C. Wright and Nicholls of Box Elder. Thurs 28th. Weather superlatively fine, almost all hands busy, and the streets dull. Prest. Y. now in Office, hearing news- paper scraps read, seems still wearied & fatigued : retired for a time; at 3. o. C. Prest. Kimball called still wearied. Prest. Wells more or less about, and seems less fatigued. Prest. Y. sat and read in the "Millenial Star" just received f[ro]m Eng. by mail till dark, then retired from his office. Goods arriving to day f[ro]m Devil's Gate.3 April 24 and returned May 26, the day lxforc the diary Ixgirls. (Early Mormon spelling of the wttlemcnt \vas "I,inlhi," the cur- rent spelling is Lemhi.) Several diarists give detailed accormts of the journey to Fort Limhi, including the information that boats \verr espec%llly con- strllcted so that some of the party corlld I)e ferried across the major streams encountered en route. Arrapcne, a Ute chief: ~vas taken along. He \vas not allo\wd to go in his native dress, hut had to \vear a \c-hitc man's suit. Since: he leas a baptized Mormon, hc leas cspccted to me his influrnce among the Bannock and Shoshone Indians encountered along the lvay. 13 and 17 Janu- ary 18.57, Young Letterbook, vol. 3, pp. 279 and 28T. \Vhcn the party returned, they \cere ~velcorned \vith a lx-ass Imnd serenade on the evening of May 26. SW AprilbhIay 1857, Frederick Kesler Diary, No. I, Special Collections Drpartnncnt, Marriott Library, University of Utah, and the Albert Carrington I>iary for the same dates (located in the satnr institution j. The Elias Hicks Rlacklmrn Jorwnal, 184Ci-1900, photostat, Huntington Library, San Marino, California, also gives an account of the expedition as does the Journal History (L. I>. S. Archives j , and the Manuscript History, especially the latter, pp. `75, 174, 297, 306, 361. "The "goods" arriving from Ue\il's Gate micro sonle of the property left Ixhind by thr handcart travrlrrs \vho ~vrrc forced to abandon their helongings so they could make it to the Salt Lake
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328952
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328952