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Hester Telle Richards diary

Hester and Amelia Cannon

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Hester Telle Richards diary (MSS SC 2008).  The diary was started in 1886 when Hester was eighteen and apparently living in Monroe, Utah. She kept the diary in August and September of that year. Also included are miscellaneous notes and observations including class notes from a geography course in 1901.

Hester Telle Cannon was born on February 16, 1872, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George Quayle Cannon and Martha Telle. She had a twin sister, Amelia. She was the second wife of Daniel Brigham Hill Richards, whom she married on September 3, 1902. They had one son together. Hester Telle Richards died on October 26, 1936, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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