Harris, Martin, 1783-1875
- Existence: 1783 - 1875
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters
Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.
Alma L. Jensen affidavit and statement
Typewritten and signed affidavit and a handwritten statement. Jensen affirms that he met Martin Harris (1783-1875) in the summer of 1875. Harris told him about the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.
Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Collection of photographs on the Three Witnesses
Seven photographs and three non-photogaphic half-tone prints related to the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon. Photographs include portraits of the Three Witnesses, the Oliver Cowdery memorial monument, and Whitmer family grave sites.
Harris family papers
Includes correspondence, mementoes, published writings, unpublished writings, addresses, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, letters, and photograph albums created by members of the Harris family between 1818 and 1969. The majority of the materials document the life of Franklin S. Harris. Also includes personal writings by Dennison Emer Harris, and materials belonging to Emer Harris.
Martin Harris legal documents
Handwritten legal statements and affidavits. In 1846 Harris signed over control of his financial affiars to Jacob Bump and Preserved Harris while he planned to go to Europe for one year. In 1865, Martin Harris charged that Jacob Bump and William Fuller illegally took some of his property when he was gone. The items were registered in the court of Lake County, Ohio. The Mormon gathering place of Kirtland, Ohio is located in the same county.
Martin Harris testimony
Photocopies of typewritten accounts of Martin Harris' testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon as told to Myrtle Richman by her grandfather. Also included is a typewritten account by John F. Godfrey regarding Harris' testimony.
William H. Homer collection of photographs
Collection includes nine photographs of descendants and items relating to Martin Harris (1783-1875).
William H. Homer research papers
Collection includes handwritten and typewritten research notes, articles, genealogies, diaries, and biographies. Also included is Homer family correspondence. The family members lived in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The notes relate to Homer's research on Martin Harris (1783-1875). Also included is a diary Homer's father, William Harrison Homer, Sr., kept while he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1867 to 1868.
The last testimony of Martin Harris
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 9
- Religion 6
- Witnesses 6
- Book of Mormon -- Evidences, authority, etc. 5
- Affidavits 4
- Book of Mormon -- Authorship 3
- Letters 3
- Material Types 3
- Mormons -- Utah -- Clarkston -- History 3
- Photographs 3
- Book of Mormon 2
- Clarkston (Utah) -- History 2
- Correspondence 2
- Genealogies 2
- Missions and Missionaries 2
- Articles 1
- Autobiographies 1
- Church Government 1
- Copy prints 1
- Declarations 1
- Home and Family 1
- Immigration and American Expansion 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Kirtland (Ohio) -- History 1
- Lake County (Ohio) -- History -- Sources 1
- Logan (Utah) -- History 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Mormon Church -- Presidents 1
- Mormon missionaries -- England -- Diaries 1
- Mormon pioneers -- History 1
- Mormon women -- Utah -- Correspondence 1
- Mormons -- Idaho -- History 1
- Mormons -- Montana -- History 1
- Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History 1
- Mormons -- Utah -- Genealogy 1
- Mormons -- Utah -- History 1
- Mormons -- Utah -- Logan -- History 1
- Mormons -- Utah -- Smithfield -- History 1
- Notes 1
- Pioneers 1
- Portraits 1
- Scrapbooks 1
- Social Life and Customs 1
- Testimonies 1 ∧ less