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Diary of Brigham Young, page 039

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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 039
Description Townsend & others. Sent invitation to Bishops Aaron Johnson, & W. L. Snow, with as many as the[y] chose to invite to attend oure celebration of 24. Afternoon went to my pasture up Jorden to Select a Spot for Bro Shirtliff to build upon. Bro S. is doing all that he can for the general interest where is placed. My health has for the past few days been good. We have had the finest of pl[e]asent weather, last thurs- day we were blest with a refreshing rain. news from the country round about, proclaims harvest already com- menced, and crops most abundant. there is prospect for plenty of fruit melons &c. Wednesday 8. To day many of the brethren called Bros Hide Kimball Ferry Little & C Decker. I attended to the usual buisness of the day. One Ballan called and I told him of his meanness. I visited the Temple Block and was much pleased with the progress of the hands working on the Temple. The weather fine, my health good all is peace and prosperity. Visited Historian office one of 0 Pratts wives called at Tithing office and rehearsed to me her many wrongs, by Sarah OS first wife. I told her either to Leave Orson or Stop talking about it. and spent some time in conversation on principles of Orsons philisiphy -ma[n]y are incor[r]ect.43 39 431t is not k;own which wife of Orson Pratt is doing the complaining. He had ten wives and was the father of forty-five children. At a later date Brigham himself encountered Sarah Pratt, one of Orson's wives, in a legal dispute over some Salt Lake property. Orson in this instance sided with Brigham against his wife. Orson Pratt Papers, I,. I). S. Archives, Box 1, Folder 1. Certainly Brigham Young and Orson Pratt did not ser eye-to- eye on all matters. In some instance%, Brigham forced Orson to retract some of his views that he had voiced puhlirly. These are
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328988