Chief Swansessee, Undated

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Title Chief Swansessee, Undated
Subject Indians of North America; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Whites--Relations with Indians; Indian women; Mormons; Intermarriage; Newspapers; Women
Spatial Coverage Provo (Utah)
Keywords Indian; White Relations; Chief Swansesse
Creator Baker, Annie; Nuttall, Henry
Description This was a newspaper article entitled " written by Annie Nuttall Baker's grandson, Henry Nuttall. In the article printed by the Provo Herald, Nuttall explains how his grandmother traveled from Scandinavia and settled in Utah. Upon arrival Swansessee, whom Nuttall refered to as an Indian Chief, requested that Annie marry him. When her family refused to grant permssion, Chief Swansessee warned that the settlement would experience troubles from the local Indians if his request was not granted. Her family still refused and after many different hardships followed by requests of marriage from Swansesse, Annie Baker agreed to marry him. The rest of the article gives a brief summation of her life with Swansesse.
Publisher The Provo Herald
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Collection Name MS 500
Source Item located in the Church History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Martial originally printed in the Provo Herald.
Language eng
Coverage Provo
Rights Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Holding Location The Church History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
ARK ark:/87278/s6n043wt
Setname uaida_main
Date Created 2014-03-03
Date Modified 2014-03-03
ID 390167
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