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Diary of Brigham Young, page 073

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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
Resolution TIFF: 3366 x 5370 pixels
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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 073
Description that night (Aug 31) That 40 ox teams were needed to help in Emigration-Y & L-and St Lou[i]s Co[m- paniels. Three Gover[n]ment frieght trains 26 waggons each (6 Yoke cattle per waggon) had passed that point, and were to Stop on Green River until the troops arrived. Bryant Stringham wrote that everything had been brought away from Stations-and Stations demolished. He also Coppyed letter from S. W. Richards-dated Aug 24. ( 118 miles below Fort Laramie-Stateing that the advance Guard of the army were then on the oppo- site side of the River (South) from him (from descrip- tion one regiment) and about 250 &&n-a&a freight waggons ahead of them. Wrote to Bro Cox and G. Q. Cannon also to Bro Silas Smith, that he was released, and to discontinue the Sandwich Islands mission except 1 or 2 Elders-as the Saints there are not worthy. Saturday 5 Spent Morning in office. rode to church farm-to see about threshing grain ect. Evening Bro Thomas B. Marsh arrived-he is very much Broken down [and] fell [felt] "it is the happiest day of his life." Bro John Murdock arrived 24 days from Atchison Kansas. He left 6 YX waggons ahead of troops on horse shoe creek. General Harney is retained with 1 reg[iment]. of infantry and one of dragoons at Le[a]venworth- trouble in Kansas.-only one regiment b[o]und for this place, Co1 Johnson [Albert Sidney Johnston] of Texas to command, nearly half of them deserted since leaveing the States.74 Capt Vanfleet commissary for expedition to be 74Gove, Tracy, and Phelps, all officers in the United States Army, in their letters and journals have occasional entries on
Format application/pdf
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329022
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/329022