Contents

Diary of Brigham Young, page 020

Request archival file or update item information
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
Format image/png
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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
Resolution TIFF: 3366 x 5370 pixels
Dimensions GIF:
Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

Page Metadata

Identifier Page 020.gif
Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 020
Description Frid. 12. Prest Y. out early in outer oflice, engaged Bror Chislettl" to work for him. Brors. G. A. Smith & Amass Lyman called [to tell] of the new organ coming on. Brors. G. D. Grant and B. Stringum informed us the Jack from the States left at Bridger feet cracked & hoofs bleeding."' F. Neff ret[urne]d. f[ro]m Horse show. Bishop Rueben Miller & A. Gardiner about W. Barney's cards. at home all the rest of the day. Saty 13. Prest Y. out early. interview with Dr. J. M. Bernhisel Brors. E. M. Green, J. L. Heywood, & Leonard Hardy with over 101 cattle from the South. Bror Bringhurst ret[urne]d. f[ro]m the south. Bror. Brown about get- ting a Bill of divorce f[ro]m one of his wives [in] Rueben Miller's ward. advised to go and try and get her to stay with you. Prest Y. attended Sale of Strays. Bid l"This may be John Chislett M ho came to Utah in the \Yillic Handcart Company of 18.56. His "narrative" is. quoted by LeRoy R. Hafrn in his volume on the handcart migration. LeRoy R. and Ann W. Hafcn, eds., Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, l&76--1860 (Glendalr: The Arthur H. Clark Conipany, 1960), pp. 54, 93. 20People in Utah were continually tryin! to upgrade their livestock through importing stock or borrowmg the sxvices of transient animals. John Bennion, living across the Jordan River availed himself of a good ram flom a California-bound immi- grant train in an attempt to improve his sheep. The "Jack" here referred to undoubtedly is the one ahorlt which Brighan Young wrote on February i, 1857, to William Hickman. He gave Hickman $600.00 to purchase a Jack for "Bro. Naile" who had gone to California to purchase mares to be u\ed to improve the mules in the territory. The postscript on the letter said "Get as good a `Jack' as can br found in the states." Young Letterbook, vol. 3, p. 322; [Mildred Bennion Eyring, ed.,] The Bennion Family of Utah [Salt La1.c City: Bennion Family .I\Tociation, 19681, pp. 132, 13.5, 136.
Format image/png
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328969
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328969