Handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, genealogies, correspondence, and patriarchal blessings. The John Crook collection relates Crook's conversion, emigration to Utah, and major events related to his Church activities.; Biographical History; Organized Lake Creek Coal Mining Co No. 4 Book; Organized Lake Creek Coal Mining Co names of stockholders; Mathias Makin account of mine operation with records of individual stockholders; John Crook life history; John Crook early history in England; John Crook journal entry entitled My Father's Diary in Leaving Liverpool, England for the United States and Destination Utah; John Crook journal of labor; John Crook journal Book B; John Crook account of a visit to Council Bluff City; John Crook account of the three witnesses to the Book of Mormon; John Crook census of Wasatch Stake; John Crook reports of Joseph S. Murdock on speeches by Joseph and Hyrum Smith; John Crook report of a witness to Joseph Smith's line of authority; John Crook journal Book C; Contains entries on migration to Utah in 1856; settlement in Provo, Utah; efforts to build irrigation canal in 1859; organization to settle Provo Valley (Heber); economic effect of Utah War; and the early development of Heber. Beginning in 1861, the retrospective account ends, and entries are made by month and day, including entries on farming, work on railroad, and the quarry name change; Written on even numbered pages, Crook reports many catastrophes that occurred in the world, as well as weather and short statements regarding daily activities. Written on the odd numbered pages are Crook's ledger accounts of financial transactions.; Day by day weather report and temperature and short notations about daily activities on even numbered pages. Ledger account on odd numbered pages. Each page represents one month. Later, he combines journal and ledger.
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