John D. Lee letter
John D. Lee letter
Dates: 1875 November 19
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 19 Nov. 1877, and addressed to "Rachel Olive," Lee's daughter. Lee writes from prison where he was held on a charge of murder. He mentions the conditions of his incarceration and the court rulings concerning the divorce of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, and Ann Eliza Young.
- Extent: 1 item (2 pages)
- Creator: Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877
- Call Number: Vault MSS 448
- 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/
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- Initial citation: Vault MSS 448; John D. Lee letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 448, LTPSC.
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- Lee, Rachel Olive, 1858-1924; Young, Ann Eliza, b. 1844; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Home and Family; Mormon Church--Presidents; Prisons--Utah--History; Social Life and Customs
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- 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Lee (John D.) letter
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Mormon missionary and colonizer. He was executed for his participation in the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
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