Permission from Brigham Young for Henry Clegg to marry Margaret Ann Griffiths


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Contributed by Chris Christiansen

The transcription that follows is a copy of the original letter.  Both sides of the letter are shown.  The original document is in the possession of Sandra Anderson.

The next day (August 14th) Henry was sealed to Ann Lewis and Margaret Ann Griffiths by Brigham Young in the Endowment house.

[Front side] Salt Lake City Augst 13th 1857

President Young
__ Brother,

Brother Clegg wishes to have another wife and desired me to give him a recommend, which I feel a pleasure in complying with, as I have confidence on him that he desires to do right and live his religion.

Yours respectfully
James Willie
Bishop of the __ Ward

He gets his endowments to morrow

[Back side]

He is at liberty to do so.
B. Young

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