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White, B. to the Presidency & High Council of Weber Stake

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05756.089 Author/Creator: White, B. Place Written: Ogden, Utah Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 22 June 1893 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.2 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Suggests disfellowing Mr. & Mrs. Peterson for not complying with the court's decision in favor of Richard and Richard A. Ballantyne. The Petersons sued the Ballantynes who counter sued. Decision was in favor of the Ballanytnes

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People: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: ReligionMormonsCorruption and ScandalFinanceContractWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyHealth and MedicalMarriage

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