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Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1813-1856

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Research materials relating to John Cook Bennett

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1301
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with Dr. Frederick C. Waite and Dale L. Morgan, printed material, and numerous notes and references relative to the life and activities of John C. Bennett.
Dates: 1804-1867

Philadelphia Branch minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2182
Scope and Contents Includes meeting minutes, record of members, and names of children blessed. Minutes reflect activities of Benjamin Winchester, Parley P. Pratt, Samuel Bennett, William Smith, George J. Adams, James J. Strang, and others. Reports of other Latter-day Saint congregations on the East Coast are also occasionally given.
Dates: 1840-1854

Joseph Smith letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2576
Scope and Contents Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter dated 18 June 1844 and addressed to James Strang. Smith responds to Strang's request to establish a stake of the Mormon Church in Wisconsin. Smith said that the inquiry was received negatively by the leaders of the Mormon Church, but later it was accepted more positiviely. Smith then records a vision he had in which he was carried to the Kingdom of Heaven by angels and spoke with God about the request. God told Smith that the stake was to be...
Dates: 1844 June 18

Testimony regarding Emma Smith Bidamon, Nauvoo, Illinois

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2884
Scope and Contents Jemison was born in Nauvoo in 1854 and lived there all her life. She and her sister had worked for Emma Smith in the Mansion House in Nauvoo. At the time of the interview Jemison and her husband lived in a house formerly owned by Lorenzo Snow, a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Also included is a two-page handwritten quote from "The Book of the Law" by James J. Strang.

Dates: 1912 July 29