Brigham Young correspondence

Brigham Young correspondence

Dates: 1865

Photocopies of a handwritten letter to Brigham Young from Jno. O. Dominis, secretary to King Kamehameha V of Hawaii. Also included is a published copy of the letter in the "Deseret News" and a letter of Brigham Young to the King. Young expresses a desire to purchase land in Hawaii to grow cotton for the Mormons. Dominis, writing for the king, expresses concern that Young's intentions are to do missionary work.

  • Extent: 3 items (5 leaves)(0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dominis, John. -- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1869
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1869; Brigham Young correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1869, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Chad Flake in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Chad Flake; 1981.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Hawaii--History--Sources; Dominis, John O.--Correspondence; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Hawaii--History--To 1893--Sources; Material Types; Publications
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1869
Finding Aid Title
Young (Brigham) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:02-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Second President of the Mormon Church, colonizer, and territorial governor of Utah.



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