Diary of Brigham Young, page 032

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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
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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 032
Description home visiting with family, and Some few of brethren who called, F Little"" Charles Decker & others. In afternoon, in accordance with my wishes, or sug[g]estions the Nauvoo Legion consolidated on Union Square,3F all on foot from Lieutenant General & Staff down. The[y] made a very good appearance. I went down to See them with Ferry Little in his carriege: I gave out an appoint- ment for the Officers to meet at 4 o. c. PM. Monday 29 inst. in Social Hall, as I wished to give them a few of my Ideas on mil[i]tary matters. Sunday 28. Health good. Weather pleasant. Attended meeting. `SFeramor7 Little, brother-in-lalv and ncphclv of Bt isham Young, was onr of the important btt~ine~smen in pioneer Utah. In 1850 he was affiliated with the Grntile met< hantc Livingston & Kinkead. In the early 1850s he and Ephraim Hanks carried mail ftom Fort Laramie to Salt Lake and Little becanre one of the key men in the Briyhant Yotmq Exlxrss Conrpany. His property at the mouth of Pat Icy's Canyon consisted of a farnr, a flour mill, a tannery, and a blacksmith shop. His other business ventures included, in partners with Brigham Young, owner of the Salt Lake House (a hotel); part-owner of five sawmills and a successftd lumber business; one of the contractors for the Union Pacific Railroad; and one of the officers and superintendent of the Utah Central and the Utah Southern railroads. Hc was a director and vice president of the Deseret National Bank and a director of ZCMI. The public offices he hrld \\erc regent of the University of Desert?, member of thr Salt Lake City Council, and mayor of Salt Lake City for three terms, 187682. He died in Salt Lake City August 14, 1887. Jenson, Biograpllical Encyclo- pedia, 2:485-87; Orson F. Whitney, HiJtory of Utah, 4 ~01s. (Salt Lake City: George Q. Cannon & Sons Company, 1904), 4: 250-52; Feramorz Little, "Mail Service Across the Plains," Bancroft Library; FeramorL Little, Letter Book, 1863-l 877, Huntington Library. aWnion Square was the public square where many functions Mere held. It is where the Desrret University was fitrt located and is now the site of West Hig-h School at 300 West and 200 North streets.
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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 328981
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