[ALS on Astronomical Instruments]
Place Published: [Salt Lake City]
Date Published: [September 6, 1869]
Book Id: 47104
ALS from Brigham Young. Single sheet [20 cm x 12 cm] Eleven lines by hand and signed at the foot. The first ten lines are undoubtedly secretarial, but the signature is by Brigham Young. Handsomely framed and matted with a five-color Brigham Young/Salt Lake Temple silk ribbon [22 cm x 7 cm]. Letter and ribbon are both in fine condition.
"Salt Lake City, U.T. / Sept. 6, 1869 / Mr. J.T. Gardner, / Dear Sir: / Permit me to / thank you for your kindness in / setting up an Astronomical Transit / Instrument for me, and instructing / Mr. Ellerbeck in the use of the same. / Respectfully yours, / Brigham Young." The instruments referred to were for the observatory on Temple Square