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Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1800-1844

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander L. Baugh published articles

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2775
Scope and Contents Copies of published articles. "Blessed is the First Man Baptised in This Font" in Mormon Historical Studies 3 (Fall 2002) no. 2. "Was Joseph F. Smith Blessed by His Father Hyrum Smith in Liberty Jail?" in Mormon Historical Studies 4 (Spring 2003) no. 1. "From High Hopes to Despair: the Missouri Period 1831-39" in Ensign 31 (July 2001) no. 7.

Geauga County (Ohio) court record

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1930
Scope and Contents One handwritten court record. The item is a copy made in 1860 by William N. Keeny, clerk of Geauga County, of the original court record dated 1839. The Halsted Haines Co. sued Joseph Smith (1805-1844), Hyrum Smith, Olivery Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, Brigham Young, and other Mormon Church leaders for redress in connection with questionable business practices. Since the defendants failed to appear when summoned, the plaintiffs were awarded $2337.35 plus expenses.

Harmon family patriarchal blessings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 150
Scope and Contents Handwritten patriarchal blessings given to the members of the Harmon family while they resided in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Utah. Various patriarchs promise the family members that they may be saved by obedience to the Mormon faith. One of the blessings was given by Hyrum Smith, the brother of Joseph Smith who was the first president of the Mormon Church.

Hyrum Smith bibles and family records, 1834, 1872

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains two bibles owned by Hyrum Smith. Includes an 1834 family bible that has a family record in the middle of the book, dated up to 1872; and, an Old Testament in Hebrew with Latin notations, said to be used by Hyrum while attending the School of the Prophets. Includes photocopy of part of family record from family bible.

Hyrum Smith correspondence, 1839-1844

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 2
Scope and Contents Three letters written to and from Hyrum Smith. Includes one letter written from Liberty Jail, Missouri. Dated 1839-1844.

Hyrum Smith diaries and other writings, 1831-1835

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains diaries and other writings related to Hyrum Smith. Includes missionary diaries kept by Hyrum for missions in the Ohio area, the eastern states, and southern states. Also includes an account book, a day book, and a book of miscellaneous writings not in Hyrum's hand. Dated 1831-1835.

Hyrum Smith property records, 1837-1846

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 774 Series 3
Scope and Contents Records mostly related to Hyrum Smith's property in Lee County, Iowa, and Nauvoo, Illnois. Includes maps of his Smith's "additions" to the city, as well as several indentures related to the buying and selling of this property. Also includes some documents related to Smith family property in Kirtland, Ohio, and Far West, Missouri. Includes a tax document for Hyrum's estate and an indenture for his property being sold after his death. Dated 1837-1846.

Redd family papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 678
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typewritten materials. Most of the items were collected by the descendants of Lemuel Hardison Redd (1856-1923). Included in the collection are minutes of a Redd family meeting, a biography of Eliza M. Partridge Lyman, a list of persons buried in Bluff, Utah, from 1880 to 1951, correspondence of family members, two patriarchal blessings given by Hyrum Smith, and an essay by John Redd, a student at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah.

Hyrum Smith papers

 Collection — oversize: 4
Identifier: Vault MSS 774
Scope and Contents Collection includes diaries, letters, property records, bibles and family records related to Hyrum Smith. Includes diaries of missions taken by Hyrum, the 1834 Hyrum Smith family bible, with family record dating up to 1872, and material used by the School of the Prophets in Kirtland, Ohio. Dated 1831-1872.

Hyrum Smith patriarchal blessing for Mary B. Wolsey

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 421
Scope and Contents Handwritten patriarchal blessing, dated 2 Feb. 1842, and given to Mary B. Wolsey. The item is written down by James Sloan, Smith's clerk. Smith tells Wolsey she has great blessings awaiting her if she is obedient to the Mormon faith.