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Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856


Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

James Jesse Strang transcription

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045862]
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

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

A true history of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the restoration of the holy priesthood and the late discovery of ancient American records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305044]
Identifier: MSS SC 756
Scope and Contents

Two pamphlets. The items were originally published in 1849. The items are identical except that one is eight pages larger than the other and has additional material. Adams writes that James Jesse Strang was the true successor to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Adams also presents material on the founding of that faith.

Dates: 1982

Wisconsin legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310283]
Identifier: MSS SC 1237
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten affidavit dated 11 July 1849. The affidavit states that testimony given by James J. Strang is true.

Dates: 1849

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
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