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David H. Cannon and Joseph Warrington McAllister correspondence

David H. Cannon and Joseph Warrington McAllister correspondence

Dates: 1909

Materials include two letters related to temple work being performed at the Saint George Temple. One letter, dated January 25, 1909, is from Joseph Warrington McAllister, St. George Temple Recorder, to David H. Cannon reporting on the status of sealings and endowments performed for names of individuals sent to the temple by Mary Gertrude Judd Cottam, including that of Zadock K. Judd. Cannon responded on January 28, 1909, to Mrs. Cottam indicating the matter has been investigated and that the report is enclosed (McAllister's letter). Letters are written on St. George Temple letterhead. Also includes an envelope that may be the original envelope in which these letters were sent. Materials dated January 1909.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, David H., 1838-1924. -- McAllister, Joseph Warrington, 1855-1930
  • Call Number: MSS 8703
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8703; David H. Cannon and Joseph Warrington McAllister correspondence; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8703, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Meldon K. Larson in 2015.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Meldon K. Larson; 2015.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon temples--History; Cannon, David H., 1838-1924; McAllister, Joseph Warrington, 1855-1930
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Processed; Clarissa McIntire; 2015.
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Finding Aid Title
Cannon (David H.) and (McAllister) Joseph Warrington correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Clarissa McIntire
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-30 16:48:28 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

David H. Cannon (1838-1924) was a president of the Saint George Temple.

David Henry Cannon was born on April 23, 1838 to George Cannon and Anne Quayle in Liverpool, England. He married Wilhelmina Logan Mousley, on January 15, 1859. He then married Josephine Langley Crossgrove, on October 19, 1867, and later Rhoda Ann Knell, on June 20, 1877.

David Cannon passed away on December 24, 1924 in St. George, Utah.

Biographical History

Joseph Warrington McAllister (1855-1930) was a recorder in the Saint George Temple.

Joseph Warrington McAllister was born on November 6, 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Richard W. and Elizabeth Elanor Bell McAllister. He married Mary Ann Miller on 14 Feb 1876 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He later married Agatha Walker on Jan 27, 1885 in St. George, Utah.

McAllister passed away on March 25, 1930 in St. George, Utah.

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