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Diary of Brigham Young, page 035

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

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 035
Description A[t] 7 vz O.C. P.M. San Bernadino mail arrived. brought letters from G. &. Cannon, H. G. Boyle, Bro Cox, & others. Bro Geo p" is doing a great work in California in building up churches, & establishing the Gospel. Thursday 2. Took an airing, attended to the buisness which presented itself. The news from Oregon & California is truly cheering, in regard to Successful labors of the Elders in those districts. The news from all quarters, Speak of the bitter oppo- 40George Q. Cannon Jqas at this time just I)eginning to play an important role in church and Utah affairs. He later becanle, perhaps, the most influential figttre in the church hirrarchy shortly after the death of Brigham Young. In 18.57, he was in charge of the California and Oregon Mission. He founded the Westerlz Standard, the voice of the church on the \Vest Coast. Called home in 1858 due to the Utah War, he was associated lvith the Deseret News. He was then sent East to preside over the Eastrm Mission. Among the intportant contacts he made there was Thomas L. Kane. The t\vo inen were close associates throughout their lives. Cannon was made an apostle in October 18.59 to succeed the murdered Parley P. Pratt. The Brigham Young letter notifying Cannon of his appointment states that the appointment will not be made public since he (Cannon) could lx ntore effective in his work in the East if the appointment were not made public information. 3 November 1859, Young to Cannon, Brigham Yqung Papers, Special Collections Department, Marriott Library. George Q. Cannon's other ofices were president of the European Mission and editor of the Millennial Star, 1860-64; member of the Utah Legislature, 1866; founder of the church periodical, the Juvenile Imtructor, 1866; editor of the Deseret News, 1867, making it a daily; one of the organizers of ZCMI, 1868; and Utah's delegate to Congress for five terms brginning in 1872. He died at age seventy-four in 1901. Whitney, ,H`istoq of Utah, 4:659-63; Joseph L. Heytvood, Diary, typescript, Huntington Lilxary. Heywood worked with Cannon in California. 35
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328984