Brigham Young final will auction

Brigham Young’s will goes on auction

BYU NewsNet
By Gordon Larsen
Daily Universe Staff Reporter
23 May 2005

“A document said to be the last will and testament of Brigham Young will go to the highest bidder on June 8 when a Pennsylvania auctioning company puts the document on the market.

Sanford Alderfer Auction Company acquired the document from an anonymous owner whose ancestor was a probate judge in the territory of Utah and who collected autographs and documents from the late 1800s.”

Here’s a cool note:

“The five-page document was filed Sept. 4, 1877. It states that $25 from President Young’s estate should be paid each month to each of the 18 wives named in the will.”

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