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Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1821-1899

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham H. Cannon certificate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1116
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a printed and handwritten certificate stating that Cannon is a member of the Genealogical Society of Utah. The item was signed by the Mormon Apostle, Franklin D. Richards.

William McKay and family ship tickets

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 615
Scope and Contents Circular which confirms reservations and explains procedures for William McKay and his family's passage on the ship Thornton from Liverpool, England to New York. Includes a list of McKay family's names and ages.

Thomas George Webber orders

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 243
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed orders dated 27 Sept. 1866 and 23 Sept. 1869. The materials appear to be signed by a T.G. Webber or a T.T. Webber. The items are addressed to Capt. F. S. Richards and were issued under the command of Brig. Gen. F. D. Richards and apparently deal with the fall muster of the Utah militia in Ogden.

Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3712
Scope and Contents This large framed photo montage consists of images of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1881. The photographs are arranged in order of seniority: President John Taylor, Orson Pratt, Wilford Woodruff, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon (1st Counselor), Joseph F. Smith (2nd Counselor), Brigham Young Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, and John Henry Smith. Around each photo is the man's age, stature...

F. D. Richards letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 119
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated April 5, 1858, and addressed to Jesse P. Harmon. Richards tells Hrmon to notify all officers to attend a military council to be held at the tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah. Pasted to the same sheet is an appointment to the Standing Committees on the Improvement and Public Grounds and a note that was certified by R. A. McBride, selectman for Millard County, Utah.

F. D. Richards letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1358
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter, dated 30 Nov. 1898, composed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to Daniel B. Richards. Franklin Richards expresses joy over the missionary work for the Mormon Church in Switzerland and in other places.

F. D. Richards letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1340
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 26 Dec. 1883, and addressed to John Taylor, president of the Mormon Church. Richards urges Taylor to begin keeping a "Book of the Law of the Lord" and gives examples of possible entries.

F. D. Richards letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2700
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 11 April 1840 and addressed to "my dear Father & Mother," then living in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Richards writes largely about family matters. Richards wants to go on a mission for the Mormon Church and needs permission of his parents because he was not yet twenty-one years old.

Richards family correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 305
Scope and Contents Contains nine handwritten and signed letters to and from members of the Phinehas Howe Richards family. The letters are from LDS Apostle Franklin D. Richards to his parents, Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; from Phineas Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from Jennetta Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from George Spencer Richards to Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; and from Mary E. Dewey to Wealthy D. Richards. The materials deal largely with family and Mormon-related issues in Ohio, Missouri, and...