Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young letter

Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young letter

Dates: 1872

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Young's step-son, Willard, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. The item relates news about family and friends in Salt Lake City, including his father, Brigham Young (1801-1877). Also included are exhortations to pray and rely on God. A typed transcript of the item is included.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1393
  • 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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Initial citation: MSS SC 1393; Zina Diantha Huntingon Jacobs Smith Young letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1393, LTPSC.
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Young, Willard, 1852-1936; Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901--Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon women--Utah--Biography
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Young (Zina Diantha Huntingon Jacobs Smith) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:08-0700
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Biographical History

Third president of the "Relief Societies" of the Mormon Church, sericulturist, and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

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