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Cowdery, Oliver

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biographical statement

Citation:
Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon, 1966: t.p. (Oliver Cowdery)

LC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Cowdery, Oliver)

Wikipedia, December 10, 2013 (Oliver Cowdery; Oliver H.P. Cowdery; born October 3, 1806, Wells, Vermont; died March 3, 1850, Richmond, Missouri)

Wikipedia, Dec. 23, 2013 (parents: William Cowdery and Rebecca Fuller; taught school at Manchester, N.Y. in 1829, where met Smith family; assisted as scribe during translation of Book of Mormon; made Second Elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830; excommunicated from Church in 1838; studied and practiced law in Tiffin, Ohio, edited local Democratic newspaper; rebaptized into Church on Nov. 12, 1848 at Kanesville, Iowa; d. Mar. 3, 1850 in Richmond, Mo.)

Oliver Cowdery, 2013: (the first lawyer who was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Ancestry.com, via WWW, Dec. 23, 2013 (Oliver Cowdery; m. Dec. 18, 1832 in Kaw, Mo. to Elizabeth Ann Whitmer (1815-1892), seven children)

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John Whitmer letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1215
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 Aug. 1837, and addressed to the Mormon Church leaders, David Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery. Whitmer writes about the title to lands in Far West, Missouri. The sheet also includes a some miscellaneous notes and scribblings from 1862. Also included is a typescript of the item.

Dates: 1837 August 29

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