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Diary of Brigham Young, page 067

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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
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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 067
Description Wedn[e]sday 26 attended to buisness of office as usual. An express arrived from Dear creek Stating that S W Richards went there in 5 days. Bro Samuel wrote that a mountaineer had told him that Harney would remove all of our Stations from the route. that they (mountaineers) Supposed Col. Sumner was killed, as he had been out Several days longer than he was rationed for, and had not been heard from. And that [the] Chyans [Cheyennes] had Stolen 480 head of cattle from one of Harneys trains." This evening went to P [P is very light, as though erased] F Littles and Spent night there. Thursday 27 Spent the day with Bro Little in looking [at] land Sand ect. returned 730 P.M. Friday 28 Spent the morning in the office 11 A.M. went to endow- ment house sealed several couples. dictated cor[r]es- pondance and, home buisness. Sat Late in the office chatting in regard to official & Political matters City Creek Kanyon [ 18531," in the Willard Richards papcrs in the Matthew and Claire Noall Papers, Special Collections Department, Marriott Library. C*Colonel E. V. Sumner had been sent by Harney to attack the Cheyenne who were troublesome along the Oregon-California Trail. His Cheyenne expedition is well covered in Utley, Fron- tiersmen in Blue, pp. 121-25 and in "Cheyenne Expedition," Transactions of the Kamas Historical Society 5( 1889-1896) : 299-301. A brief biography of Sumner is found in the manuscript collection of Huntington Library. Sumner was not killed in the Indian wars; he served with distinction relieving Albert Sidnq Johnston as comxxlander of the Department of the Pacific and fought at Yorktown, Antietam, and Fredrirksburg. His career ended in 1863 on his way to assume command of the Department of Missouri. He was a major general at the time of his death.
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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 329016
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/329016