B. G. Olesen Western manuscript collection, 1847-1908 (bulk 1865-1908).


B. G. Olesen Western manuscript collection, 1847-1908 (bulk 1865-1908).

This collection includes correspondence of Moses Thatcher, Sr., William B. Preston, Harriett Thatcher Preston, Alley Thatcher, John T. Caine, Alfred Caine, May Preston, and Hezekiah Thatcher spanning the period of 1865 to 1908. Also included is a poem written by Emmeline B. Wells for Horace K. Whitney at Winter Quarters in 1847 and an 1891 legal document concerning a $130,000 lawsuit against Moses Thatcher, W. B. Preston, R. Taylor, J. Beck, and the Bullion, Beck & Champion Mining Company.

0.5 linear feet (1 box).

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Caine, John T. (John Thomas), 1829-1911

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LDS missionary to Hawaii, actor, Congressional delegate from Utah, 1882-1893. From the description of Papers, 1854-1893. (Utah Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 84884956 Mormon and Utah politician who served as Utah's fourth delegate to the United States Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1882-1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536530 ...

Preston, May Wilson, 1873-1949

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Preston, William Bowker, 1830-1908

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William Bowker Preston, 1830-1908, fourth presiding bishop of the Mormon Church, was born in Virginia. In 1852, Preston joined the California gold rush. He settled in Yolo County, California where he met and married Harriet Thatcher in 1858. In 1859 he joined the Hezikiah Thatcher family in settling Cache Valley--located on the Utah-Idaho border. Preston eventually became a prominent Utah businessman, politician and LDS church leader. From the description of William Bowker Preston pa...

Thatcher, Hezekiah, 1809-1879.

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Thatcher, Alley

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Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909

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American Mormon and businessman from Salt Lake City, Utah. From the description of Letter, 1894. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 122553298 From the guide to the Moses Thatcher letter, 1894, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lived in Logan, Utah. From the description of Diaries, 1866-1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367410179 Moses Thatcher (1842-1909) was a Utah ...

Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company

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Located in Eureka, Utah, the center of the Tintic Mining District, the Bullion, Beck and Champion Mining Company was, together with the Centennial Eureka, the Eureka Hill, and the Chief Consolidated Mining Company, one of the most successful mining operations in Utah. From the description of Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company records, 1891-1901. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 80758848 The Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company (est. 1880s) was a ...

Caine, Alfred H. (Alfred Henry), 1860-1890

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Alfred H. Caine, son of Utah Territorial Delegate John Thomas Caine and Margaret Nightingale, was born 19 December 1860 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Margaret Ann Mitchell, also of Salt Lake City, on 16 March 1882. Together they had two children before Caine died in 1890. Although it is unclear when Margaret became involved in Utah's silk industry, in 1894 she served as treasurer of the Utah Women's Silk Association. From the description of Alfred H. Caine family correspondence...

Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921

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Emmeline Blanche [Woodward] Wells was born 29 February 1828, at Petersham, Massachusetts to David Woodward and Deiadama Hare. She joined the LDS Church on her fourteenth birthday and then moved to Nauvoo. She married James Harvey Harris, Newell K. Whitney, and Daniel Hanmer Wells. She played a major role nationally and internationally regarding the Church and women's suffrage. She served as the fifth president of the Relief Society, from 1910-1921. She died on 25 April 1921 in Salt Lake City, Ut...

Olesen, B. G. (Bob G.)

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Preston, Harriett Ann Thatcher

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