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Diary of Brigham Young, page 027

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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
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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 027
Description Monday 22 This morning in the OfTice early rec[eived]. many visitors on buisness. caused a circular to be addriss[ed] to Sev- eral of the Bis[h]ops North & south requesting to Save as much hay as possible that I might distribute the church cattle amongst them the ensueing winter, & thus Save the cattle from the effects of cold weather & Starva- \ tion & at the Same time liberate the +kae church teams from hauling hay that they may attend to other necessary buisness."' Rec[eived] a letter from I. C. Haight, i[n]- forming me that he expected [the] Iron works to be in opperation in about a month." He also informed me, 2gBrigham Young could well remember the hard winter of 1855-56 when he had the church herd plus his own cattle sent to Cache Valley to graze the lush meadowlands that had not yet been taken up for farming. Of the 2,000 church cattle sent to Cache Valley in the fall of 18.55, only 420 survived the hcav) snow and freezing. See M. R. Hovcy, "Before Settlemmt," The History of a Valley: Cache Valley, lTtahpIdaho, Joel E. Ricks and Everett I,. Cooley, eds. (Logan, Utah: Cache Valle) Centennial Commission, 1956)) pp. 28-3 1. When Brigham Youn! met with Captain Steu.art Van \`liet in September of 1857, Brlgham told him there lvotlld be no stlp- plies for the army--rspecially cattle since the church had sufferrd a loss of "over 1000 head" in the winter of 1856. 9 Septeml)pt 1857, Journal History. ""A contemporary source, the Millennial Star, 15 (1855) : 507 in far-off Liverpool also carried the nev,s of an earlier SIIC- cess--"Brother Isaac C. Haight has got the big furnace in Operation at last, and is doing good business." Iron manufacturing was still another attenlpt by Brigham Young to build a self-sufficient society in Utah. As early as 1850 "colonists" under George A. Smith were "called" to an Iron Mission to mine iron ore and coal and begin the Inanufacture of iron products in what becanle Iron Collnty in southern Utah. The business struggled for years but never provrd successful. The story of the Iron County Mission and the eventual fat? of the iron works are well covered in Arrington, Great Basin Kingdom, 122-27, 345-46.
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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 328976
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328976