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Diary of Brigham Young, page 045

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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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
ARK ark:/87278/s6t152wp
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 045
Description for the 24. And Reg[u]lations for that day. Wedn[e]sday 15- This morning rec[eived] letters from Bishop Lewis Bron- son Fillmore, Stateing that the crops would not be So abundant this as last Season at that place Wrote to Bro I. C. Haight to Send George A Smith from Iron County as Senator. took a[n] airing Thursday 16 attended to councilling and So forth as usual. went to the endowment House and assi[s]ted at work there Sealed Several couples.5o took an airing. Tickets were shape things accordingly." (Italics mine.) Young Letterbook, vol. 3, p. 721. At a later date the same exhortation was employed to assure the election of George Q. Cannon. By 1872 there \\erc -45 opposition candidates, unlike the elections of 1857. Brigham Young's letter in 1872 reads as follows. "Salt Lake July 25th 1872 "To all Bishops and Presidents. "Be awake and prepared for the Coming Election, vote for Ticket with Geo. Q. Cannon Delegate to Congress with all your strength and cast not a single vote for any other Candidate and use every exertion to poll a strong unanimous vote. "Signed B. Y." (Underlining in original, which went to Bishop Nelson Higgins of Richfield. Photocopy in possession of the editor.) "OThe endowments frequently mentioned are part of the ritual engaged in by faithful, active Mormons. The ceremony was inaugurated in the Nauvoo Temple just prior to the Mormons departure from Illinois. Until the completion of the first temple in Utah at St. George in 1877, the ceremony was performed in the Endowment House that stood in the present Temple Square. From reading the Brigham Young Letterbook, one can detect an apparent increase in the number of Mormons receiving their "endowments" following the renelval of commitments during "the Reformation" of 1856. Typical is a letter of IIebcr C. Kimball to Bishop John Hess of Farmington under date of
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328994
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/328994