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Diary of Brigham Young, page 004

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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
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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 004
Description Frid. 29. Prest. Young, rode out to his farm at "Chases" mill" early this morning with Bishop Edwin Woodey [Woolley] during his absence, Bp. John Hess called to apologise for his absence from Home, when Prest Y. and company passed thro' Farmington." Prest. Y. returned at [blank] \`alley in October and Novcmbcr of 1856. Joseph \V. Young, one of the seventy missionaries sent cast in May of 1857 to demonstrate the feasibility of handcart travel despite the disaster of the previous fall, tells of the goods left at Devil's Gate in the care of twenty-five nien lvho \vere redttced to eating soup made from saddles, harnesses, etc., in order to survive the winter. Devil's Gate was a station for the Young Express Company. Joseph Young's diary is partially reprodttced in the Journal His- tory under date of June 10, 1857. `The farm at "Chases" Mill is now Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. Frederick Kesler brtilt the mill in Liberty Park on Red Butte Creek. It was then operated by Isaac Chase, father-in-la\\ of Brigham Young. In addition to seeing his farm, Brigham tmdouhtedly visited his wife Clat-issa (Clara) Ross Chase, step- daughter of Isaac Chase, nho was living at the farm. After the death of Brigham Yotmg, Salt Lake City purchased the farm for a park fr-om the Young estate for $27,500. "John Hess was bishop of Farmington 1Vard and apparently felt it necessary to visit Brigham Young to explain his absence when the returning Salmon River expedition called on hitn. Numerous accounts in Mormon sources are recorded Jvhere a hand and the lvhole community came out to welcome the gover- nor and church leader as he arrived in town. In welcoming President Young to some of the southern Utah communities. John D. Lee really exerted hitnsrlf and shobved extraordinary patience \vhen the president's touring party was delayed. John D. I,ee, A Mormon Chronicle: The Diaries of John II. Lee, 1846.. 1876, ed. Robert Class Cleland and Juanita Brooks, 2 ~01s. (San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1955), 1 :313-14; 2:71-72, 113-14. A. J. Allen in his "Reminiscences 1818-18i3," typescript, Huntington Library, records his traveling in company \vith Brigham Young on April 21, 1863. The party Tvas greeted by a brass hand five miles otttside Nrphi and escorted into to\vn \vhcrc a public dinner and dance \wrc held in Rri~gham YortnR's honot-.
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328953
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328953