Brigham Young letter

Brigham Young letter

Dates: 1854

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Treasury in Washington D.C. and dated 30 Dec. 1854. Young writes that he has not been absent from Utah since his appointment as governor neither did he expect to be in the next quater.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2101
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 letter 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 2101; Brigham Young letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2101, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased through Peter Crawley (route form) in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Peter Crawley (route form); 1983.
Subject Terms
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
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
Finding Aid Title
Young (Brigham) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Governor of Utah Territory and second president of the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts