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Diary of Brigham Young, page 008

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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 008
Description engaged most of the day in hearing mail matter read signing letters & conversing with Geo. A. Smith on his visit to the States, politics &c. Mail bags closed this eve[nin]g. for east Tuesd 2. A fine morn[in]g. at office early writing to Bridger. Prest. Y. out early attending to and superintending some repairs on waggons for Express Co[mpan]y. at 11 o.C. 3 waggons & some horses & mules & mail started under A 0. Smoot as conductor for the States. Father Whoops called to complain of threats and doings at Provo, also a Bror Morris complaining of Bp Blackburn & Jas Snow of same place. Bp. Blackburn here tonight Brors. G. A. Smith, Dr. Jno M Bernhisel. Jos. Young Senr. stating the sufferings of Bror Morris Provo.' Prest. Y. allowed B qetvrd as a county commissioner for thirty-six ycals. Many of the irrigation canals in thr Salt Lake Valley \vcrc built under his dilrction. See Andrew .Jenson, Lnfter-Dny Sni?lt Biograj>hical Encyclopedia, 4 volu. (Salt Lakr City: Andrew Jenson Histog Company, 1901)) 3 : 166. The "quarrymen" wrre part of the force \botking on the temple. Thry wrre employed in Little Cottonwood Canyon toward the south end of Salt Lakr Valley taking out stone and were to be paid under the church public WOI ks program-largely from donation5 by individuals or assessnlents on wards and indi- vidltals. The Journal History has references to problems relating to sustaining work on the temple. See entry for June 16, 1857. *This entry records the beginning of trouble xvith Joseph Morris who \vas eventually excommunicated from the Mormon church and who founded his own church. He and several of his adherents finally met their deaths in the "Morrisite War" of June 1862 at the hands of a posse under the command of Robert T. Burton. The Morrisite affair is well covered in an account of Mark H. Forscutt, "A Part of the History of the Morrisite Church," photocopy, Special Collections Department, Marriott Library. Richard W. Young, in a series of articles in the Contributor, volume 11 ( 1890)) gives a detailed account of the Morrisite affair
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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 328957
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328957