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Diary of Brigham Young, page 024

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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
Format application/pdf
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
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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

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 024
Description cor.[r]esponding Secratary. My health Quite poor to day. Did not attend to business, further than was necessary. Gave Some directions to Bro Geo. D. Grant; about fit- ting up the Wilkie establishment as a depot for the Expres[s] Company. Thursday 18 continued feeble this for[e]noon-afternoon felt better, visited the office, but did not attend to much buisness. The multitude of buisness connected with the collecting of the cattle, and the fatigue of my visit to cottonwood Kanyon Seems to have rather over done me, but I think a few days rest will Set me to rights. Friday 19 Forenoon attended to a few minor matters which pre- sented themselves. i\fternoon Bros. G. A. Smith & J. M. Bernhisel called had a long conversation on Politicks interspersed with anacdotes of many of our nations GREAT (?) men. Evening Spent an hour or two with the committe[e] on costume for the Nauvoo Legior?' defection from the church is also uncertain. The standard church biographies ignore Brown. But in the Young Journal, August 8, 1858%September 20, 1863, under date of April 14, 1860 (p. ii), an entry appears stating that Orson Pratt called on the president to ask on behalf of "T. D. Brown, who had lately been cut off the Church," if he, Orson, could attend to the sealing of Broxcn's father and mother. Brigham gave his consent. Brooks, in her account of Brown, gives his excommunication as December 23, 1861, and his reinstatement as January 9, 1862. He again left the church in 1869 and affiliated with the Godbeites, a group allied with William S. Godbe who disagreed with Brigham Young's economic policies. He became a merchant in Sal; Lake and Tooele and died on March, 20 1874. Brown, Diary of Thomas D. Brown, pp. 139-40. Note that from this entry on, the Brigham Young Diary is written in first person "I" instead of the previous third person. 24The Nauvoo Legion was the name given to Utah's militia. It was a continuation of the military force created in Illinois
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328973
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328973