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Jones, Dan, 1810-1862



  • Existence: 1810 - 1862

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dan Jones deed transfer

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 27
Scope and Contents

Unsigned and undated deed of transfer of property from Dan Jones to President Brigham Young as the Trustee-in-Trust of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1850-1859

Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308469]
Identifier: MSS SC 1059
Scope and Contents Photocopy of holograph account of the murder of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and his brother Hyrum (1800-1844) on June 27, 1844. Jones was with the Smiths in the Carthage jail the night before they were killed. He was involved in carrying messages to and from Joseph and in appealing to Illinois officials for greater protection for the two men. Jones relates some comments verbatim made by Joseph that indicate he had a premonition of death, as well as remarks by the mob. He also tells of the...
Dates: 1855

Brigham Young letter to Dan Jones

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292793]
Identifier: Vault MSS 704
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated March 15, 1861 and addressed to Dan Jones. The item expresses condolences on Jones' recent bereavement and tells him not to worry about his present financial obligations to the Church.

Dates: Broadcast: 1861 March 15

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