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Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]

Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]

Dates: 1869

Addressed to a teacher in Weber County. Mentions his early knowledge that God had a use for him and comments on the relative worth of being practical-minded and having book learning. Encourages practical education. He notes that he wrote the letter "with my own hand". Typed transcript included.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.) : photocopy of ms. ; 22 x 28 cm. + transcript. Also on microfilm.
  • Creator: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2164
  • 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: Microfilm copy is open without restriciton. Access to original materials with permission from the supervisor of reference services.
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 Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah] 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 2164; Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah}, to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah}; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2164, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Cosmic Aeroplane in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Cosmic Aeroplane; 1984.
Subject Terms
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Education--History; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Education--Utah--History--Sources; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
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_MSSC2164
Finding Aid Title
Letter, Great Salt Lake City [Utah], to Rose Canfield, Weber [Utah]
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:28-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).



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Ryan Lee
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