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1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre
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PRIMARY SOURCES
On The Mountain Meadows Association Website
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Affidavits

   Henry Higgins Affidavit April 20, 1859

Depositions

   1860 Depositions by relatives and friends of the Mountain Meadows Massacre victims

  
Deposition of Brigham Young July 30, 1875

  
Malinda (Cameron) Scott Thurston Depositions 1877 & 1911

   (Includes U.S. Supreme Court: Malinda Thurston, Administratrix, Appt., v. United States and
   Ute Indians.)

   Also See: Survivor Accounts Of The Mountain Meadows Massacre

Journals

   Dimick B. Huntington Journal 1857

John D. Lee

   Last Confession and Statement of John D. Lee

   Last Words of John D. Lee  

Letters

   Senator William C. Mitchell's List Of The Mountain Meadows Massacre Victims, April 26, 1860
   To A.B. Greenwood, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Washington, D.C.

   Judge John Cradlebaugh to President Buchanon, June 3, 1859

   Marshal P.K. Dotson to Judge John Cradlebaugh, June 3, 1859

Newspapers

  
Arkansas Newspapers

    California Newspapers


    New York Newspapers

    Utah Newspapers 1857-1932

Reports - Government

   Special Report On The Mountain Meadows Massacre
   by Major J.H. Carleton, May 25, 1859

   Message of the President of the United States:
  
In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, information in relation to the massacre at Mountain
   Meadows, and other massacres in Utah Territory (May 1860)


Reports - Scientific Data

  
Data on the human osteology from the 1999 emergency recovery at the mass burial site.

Survivor Accounts Of The Mountain Meadows Massacre

    Martha Elizabeth (Baker) Terry

    Sarah Frances (Baker) Gladden Mitchell           1893 Account      1940 Account

    Rebecca (Dunlap) Evins

    Tryphena (Fancher) Wilson

    Nancy Saphronia (Huff) Cate

    Emberson Milum Tackitt
 

Testimony In Trials of John D. Lee

   Testimony of Philip Klingensmith,
  
First Trial of John D. Lee, July 23 - 24, 1875   

   Affidavit of Philip Klingon Smith (Klingensmith) April 10, 1871

   Testimony Of Labam Morrill,
   Second Trial of John D. Lee


   Testimony Of Samuel Knight,
   Second Trial of John D. Lee

   Testimony Of Samuel McMurdy,
   Second Trial of John D. Lee

   Testimony of Nephi Johnson,
   Second Trial of John D. Lee

   Testimony of Jacob Hamblin,
   Second Trial of John D. Lee

   Deposition of Brigham Young,
   For Second Trial of John D. Lee                                  


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