Frederick Kesler's personal diaries, 10-volume set, from 1859 to 1899. Available as a set of 10 print-on-demand paperback books.
Frederick Kesler was many things: orphan, millwright, polygamist, warden, bishop, justice of the peace, school trustee, and confidant to Brigham Young. Born in Pennsylvania in 1816, he moved through Ohio, Mississippi, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois before settling in Salt Lake City in 1851. His full, wide-ranging life is captured in these diaries, written in his own hand, beginning in 1859 and continuing until 1899, the year of his death.
These 10 diaries, covering over forty years of his life, give a unique insight into the life and times of this important historical figure.