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Register of the Small Mormon Collections, 1860; 1918
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George Quayle Cannon (1827-1901) was a Mormon publisher and attorney who lent travel necessaries to Salt Lake City emigrants. He was later part of a delegation that petitioned the U.S. government for Utah statehood (1872), subsequently serving Utah Territory in the U.S. House of Representatives (1872-1880) until barred from his seat for practising polygamy. [Ms2.C226]
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