William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young

William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young

Dates: 1875-1876

Handwritten and signed letters, dated 29 Oct. 1875 and 16 Feb. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Johnson asks for help in his personal finances and also writes about funds for the Deseret Museum.

  • Extent: 2 items (5 p.)
  • Creator: Johnson, William Dydamous, 1833-1910
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 203
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 203; William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 203, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Deseret Museum--History; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Johnson (William Dydamous) letters to Brigham Young
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:23-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Employee at the Deseret Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts