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Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1813-1856

Found in 5 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

Church of Jesus Christ records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 445
Scope and Contents The Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) was established by James Jesse Strang in 1844, though they claim to be the successor of the Mormon Church founded in 1830.

Compilation of typescripts of correspondence of James J. Strang, Wingfield Watson and other Strangites; biographical sketches and doctrinal outlines. Many items have more than one letter per typescript page.
Dates: 1844-1958

James Jesse Strang papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 400
Scope and Contents Correspondence of six items. Five are addressed to Strang and one is addressed to H. D. McCulloch, a follower of Strang. Also with the materials is a letter of appointment to make Strang a mail carrier. Also included is a handwritten copy of Strang's "Municipalities" which is found in chapter 27 of his "The Book of the Law of the Lord." With the materials is a copy of the Michigan legislature's rules dated 1854.
Dates: 1846-1956

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

James Jesse Strang transcription

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1226
Scope and Contents Handcopied transcription from the "Plates found by James J. Strang." The authenticity of the item is in question and the precise date is unknown.
Dates: approximately 1850