Diary of Brigham Young, page 013

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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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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3366 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
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
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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 013
Description Col. J. C. Little & others sent out to day to collect church cattle to pay Merch[an]ts debts with.`l at 4 pm Prest Y. walked out with Orson Hyde to inspect waggons about to be repaired for Carrying Co[mpan]y. returned and spent the afternoon hearing articles from States papers. The Speech of Morril of Vermont, and the Mormon Newspaper.l' Utah and rode to Salt Lake via the southern mail route-thus arriving five days before C. C. Rich and his family who arrived on June 8. The journey is recorded in Lyman Journal, 1857. r*Apparently the church leaders (Brigham Young) had bor- rowed $12,000 from Livingston and Kinkead, local mcrc hants, to finance the Brigham Young Expres\ Company. The merchants pressed for payment, and it was feared that the church oxen hauling stone to the temple would have to be sold. On June 4, 1857, letters were sent to bishops and stake presidents "to gather up cattle to pay our indebtedness." Apparently donations of cattle as well as estray cattle were to be turned over for payment of the debt. "BP. Hardy Little" was dispatched to the various communities to collect the cattle and bring them to Salt Lake. 4 and 5 June 18.57, Brigham Young Journal, .4ugust 18522 December 24, 1857, 1~. D. S. Archives; 9, 1 I, 13, and 16 Junr 1857, Historian's Office Journal, vol. 19, L. D. S. Archives; 12 August 1857, Young Lrtterbook, vol. 3. The "breathem having turned out stock so librrally . ." the debt was paid off and work was resunrcd on hauling stone to the temple after eight days suspension of work. 16 June 1857, His- torian's Office Journal, vol. 19, and the Journal History of the same date. 12Referencc here is to action of Justin S. Merrill, representa- tive from Vermont in the United States Congress. On January 19, 1857, Morrill introduced a resolution calling upon the Presi- dent of the United States to provide the House of Representatives information on affairs in Utah-specifically "whether the terri- torial laws of said Territory of Utah are practically administered with equal justice to all inhabitants of said Territory." U.S., Congress, House, Congressional Gloh~ 34th Cong., 3d sess., 1856- 57, 113:376. On February 23, 1857, Representative Merrill in debate noted that there had been no response from the President to his resolution. He then referred to various reports and correspondence
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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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