Diary of Brigham Young, page 065

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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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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
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 065
Description Sunday 23 Quite Sick, cold Seemed Seemed to have Spread all over me. did not attend meeting. Attended circle meeting in evening. The conversation turned upon our prospects. I think that we will not be troubled this fall. Bros Heber & Daniel told the gentile merchants their opinion of them. Monday 24 Did not attend to much buisness as my health was not good. about 5 P.M. Elder Lewis Robinson came in from Fort Bridger. -&per+& Reported Indians all friendly every thing all right. he brought a letter from W. A. Hickman who reported that on 21 inst he was at Markers Station on head of Sweet water, there were Several com- panys of our emigration Stewarts train, and 14 of McGraws Surveyors under Landor'" there. Bridger "which he sold here." Lewis Robson Diary, 1858, 1872-73, microfilm of holograph, L. D. S. Archives. Despite all Simonds's contact with the army and the Mor- mons, neither trusted him completely. See Hosea Stout's tom- ments in On thp Mormon Frontier, 2:654. GSAgain McGralv (Maqraw) comes into the story. JY. M. F. Magraw had lost to the Mormons in 1856 a profitable contract to carry the mail brtwcen Independence, Missouri, and Salt Lake City. He then became an avowed enemy of the Mormons and used his influence in Washington to punish them by LIT of federal troops if necessary. Having close personal ties lvith Presi- dent Buchanan and the Democratic party, Magta\v received a lucrative appointment to superintend the survey of the Pacific Wagon Road frotn Fort Leavcnlvorth through South Pass to California. Magrali's chief engineer was Frederick \Yest Lander who headed the field party while Magraw spent his tirrre in othrr activities. For a good treatmrnt of the Magta\v cpirodc set William P. Mackinnon, "The Buchanan Spoils System and the Utah Expedition: Careers of W. M. F. Magraw and John M. Hockaday," Ctnh Hirtorirol Quarterly, 31(1!)63) : 127-50.
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329014
Reference URL