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Diary of Brigham Young, page 029

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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
ID 329270
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 029
Description D H Wells, W Woodruff and others of the Brethren came in to my office, looked over the news, had recieved letters from 0 Pratt, H. S. Eldridge, A. Cunningham[,] Thomas L Kane, & many others.33 A few from Sincer[e] enquirers regarding our principles. The work of God is rolling onward, altho' there is a very bitter feeling against us abroade. Wedn[e]sday 24. To day Spent in hearing the news, and attending to the general buisness of the day. Thursday 25. Health good, pleasant weather, heard news by last mail. dictated letters to various cor[r]espondants. Sealed a few couples, gave Some council to callers. Had a conversa- tions with Bro Wells, in which I deprecated riding on horseback So much as is practized by the valley youth, as I think that a person brought up to walking is Sup- perior in Strength & powers of endurance, and should mobs ever compel us to act on the defencive the moun- It was a case of cold-blooded murder for which McLean \vas never prosecuted. Parley's wife returned to Utah where she took up school teaching. The best account of this sordid episode is Steven Pratt, "Eleanor McLean and the Murder of Parley P. Pratt," B.Y.U. Studies: A Voice for the Community of L.D.S. Scholars, 12 (Winter 1975) : 225-56. Contemporary accounts (including Eleanor McLean Pratt's version) are to be found in 13 May 1857, Manuscript History, pp. 213-17, 235-40. 3a0rson Pratt was presiding over the mission in Britain; Horace S. Eldredge was chruc'h agent in St. Louis; Andrew Cunningham was a missionary in Illinois, shortly to return to Salt Lake and then be sent to Rlackfoot on the Snake River in charge of a settlement there; and Thomas L. Kane of Phila- delphia was a long-time friend of the Mornrons and principal political advisor to Utah delegates to Congress and to Brigham Young.
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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 328978
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328978