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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL

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Title Page442
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION ing and publishing while living with and working for his uncle, John Taylor, then editor and publisher of Times and Seasons and Nauvoo Neighbor. With his family and other relatives, Cannon migrated to the Salt Lake valley in October, 1847, only three months after the arrival of the original pioneering party. His service as a writer and newspaperman in his own right started in the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) where, from 1854 to 1856 he completed a church mission and while there translated the Book of Mormon into the Hawaiian language. Upon returning, he married Elizabeth Hoagland and moved with her to San Francisco where he began publication of The Western Standard, a weekly newspaper. In addition, he printed the Hawaiian edition of the Book of Mormon. The Western Standard continued until October 23, 1857, when Cannon was asked to return to Utah. Little time was allowed for him to settle in Salt Lake, however, for he was called by Brigham Young to take printing equipment to Fillmore and there publish The Deseret News from April to September, 1858. This move was part of the "evacuation" of the Salt Lake valley prior to the arrival of Johnston's Army. His experience as a writer and printer helped Cannon fill the role of editor of the Millennial Star in England from 1860 to 1862 and, in addition, direct Church emigration. He had been ordained an apostle by Brigham Young in 1860. Cannon returned to Utah in time to be elected the territory's delegate to Congress in 1862 and after returning in 1864, became private secretary to Brigham Young. It wasn't long, though, before Cannon was again immersed in publishing. On January 1, 1866, he produced the first issue of The Juvenile Instructor, a magazine which he personally founded. Later it was to become the official organ of 442
Format application/pdf
Identifier 449-UPA_Page442.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416453
Reference URL