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Bennett, John Cook, 1804-1867



  • Existence: 1804 - 1867

Found in 8 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

Gilbert A. Fulton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9544
Scope and Contents

Contains Gilbert Fulton's personal notes and extensive research over doctrinal and church history topics for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Various topics include polygamy, Joseph Smith, and John C. Bennett controversies. His collections of text from other sources is a large portion of the collection, including photocopies from newspapers, magazines, members' accounts, and prophets of the Church. Materials dated 1942 to 1986.

Dates: 1942-1986

Hancock County, Illinois summonses

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305077]
Identifier: MSS SC 759
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed summonses for Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, and John C. Bennett, and apostle in the Mormon Church. Also included is a receipt from Emma Hale Smith, first wife of Joseph Smith, made out to Thomas Sharp.

Dates: 1841-1847

History of the Bennett Trial Manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240951]
Identifier: MSS SC 416
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history which traces the provenance of the manuscript and its use as an historical source. The manuscript concerns the trial of John C. Bennett. Collection also includes a copy of the trial manuscript.

Dates: undated

Marriage license

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236850]
Identifier: MSS SC 294
Scope and Contents

Certificate of marriage of Henry B. Jacobs to Zina Diantha Huntington, signed by John C. Bennett who performed the ceremony.

Dates: 1841

Nauvoo Masonic Lodge minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307883]
Identifier: MSS SC 989
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten minutes taken at the meetings of the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge in Nauvoo, Illinois, from October 15, 1841 to May 6, 1842. The documents include rolls of those present. The items were signed by Hyrum Smith and by the secretary, John C. Bennett. Contains two copies. Dated 1841-1842.

Dates: 1841-1842

Sidney Rigdon letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337187]
Identifier: MSS 471
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters. One of which is addressed to John C. Bennett, Mormon Apostle and mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, in which Rigdon announces his resignation as a city coucilman. Rigdon also writes to the state legislature of Pennsylvania seeking redress for the persectutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri.

Dates: 1841-1844

Robert Wilson scrapbook

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349299]
Identifier: MSS 3988

One scrapbook of newspaper clippings and notes, compiled by Robert Wilson from 1868-1869.

Dates: 1868-1869

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