Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 231

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(UTAH.) Group of miscellaneous documents relating to Utah and its Mormon settlers. 9 items, various sizes and conditions. Vp, 1854-1931 and undated

Additional Details

Manuscript invitation: "President Brigham Young respectfully solicits the company of Mr. Bingham Bement and family to dinner at . . . the 11th inst. at his residence on the hill" (not in Young's hand). Salt Lake City, 9 August 1854 Partly printed deed of gift from David Nelson to Brigham Young as trustee for the Church, of several parcels of land as well as personal effects and livestock. Ogden, UT, 26 October 1857 Fabric badge in red, brown and green, 5 x 5 inches, bearing a bee-hive emblem and the slogan "Always Ready," said to be "worn by the body-guard of Brigham Young, Porter Rockwell" according to a 20th-century manuscript note Manuscript story by James Dunn of Tooele City, UT titled "Nellie McRae, a Story of the Early Days of Utah," 34 pages, apparently fictional and entered in a newspaper prize competition circa 1900 and 5 other documents.