Brigham Young letter

Brigham Young letter

Dates: 1849

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Senator from Illinois, Stephen A. Douglas. The item was signed by Young, Heber C. Kimball, and Willard Richards. Young writes to Douglas to secure his support for the admission of the Deseret as an official state in the nation.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kimball, Heber Chase, 1801-1868. -- Richards, Willard, 1804-1854. -- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 734
  • 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 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 734; Brigham Young letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 734, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by E. W. Douglas in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; E. W. Douglas; 1977.
Subject Terms
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Civic Activism; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Politics, Government, and Law
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_MSSSC734
Finding Aid Title
Young (Brigham) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Second president of the Mormon Church.



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