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Clayton, William, 1814-1879

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1814-1879

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

William Clayton certificate

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1127
Scope and Contents Handwritten certificate recording a cattle brand dated March 23, 1878. The item allows Swen Hogen to use the brand SV.

William Clayton diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 47
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary in pencil. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Mormon Church in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and Thomas G. Alexander under the title: "Manchester Mormons: the Journal of William Clayton."

William Clayton diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 423
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a handwritten diary. Clayton kept this diary from 1 Jan. 1840 to 13 Feb. 1842. Clayton writes about his missionary activities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and his return to the United States. He also writes about his daily activities in Nauvoo, Illinois. This item was typed by Alan S. Young in 1961. Also included are extensive footnotes relating to Clayton's entries into his journal. Clayton's diary was published by James B. Allen and...

William Clayton receipt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1254
Scope and Contents Handwritten receipt for a deed, an extract of a registry, a legal case, and a certificate of appointment from Elizabeth Jones to William Clayton, 1868.

William Clayton receipt

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1286
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed five dollar receipt for sundry expenses incurred in the execution of the estate of Francis Birch.

James B. Allen papers on William Clayton, approximately 1980

 Series — Carton: 37-39
Identifier: MSS 2183 Series 10
Scope and Contents note Series contains information on William Clayton collected by James B. Allen; includes notes on Manchester Mormons, circa 1980.

Scott G. Kenney research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2022
Scope and Contents Photocopies of correspondence, minutes, journals, and subject research files of Scott Kinney. These materials relate to Joseph F. Smith (1832-1918) sixth President of the LDS Church. The bulk of the collection deals with the years 1870 to 1918. These research files are documentation for Kinney's proposed biography of Smith.

Joseph Smith, Jr. indenture

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 87
Scope and Contents Handwritten, signed, and printed indenture dated 26 April 1844. Smith makes an agreement with William Richards regarding a sale of land in Nauvoo, Illinois. The item was signed by Smith, W. W. Phelps, and William Clayton.