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Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898



  • Existence: 1817 - 1898

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Remembering Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs writings of the Mormon pioneers at the Missouri River

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329606]
Identifier: MSS SC 2964
Scope and Contents Compilation by Karen and Paul Larsen, of excerpts from diaries and reminiscences of Latter-day Saints who resided in the Winter Quarters/Council Bluffs area between about 1846 and 1852. Includes writings of Job Taylor Smith, Eliza Maria Patridge Lyman, Helen Mar Kimball Whitney, Aroet Lucius Hale, Anna Clark Hale, Jane Snyder Richards, Joseph Fielding, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith, Lucy Meserve Smith, Richard Ballantyne, Sarah Studevant Leavitt, Alfred Boaz Lambson, Allen Joseph Stout,...
Dates: 1998

Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318567]
Identifier: MSS SC 2006
Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript with corrections. Sonne portrays Richard Ballantyne as a modest and taciturn Scotsman who converted to the Mormon religion and migrated to the United States. He distinguished himself as a Mormon pioneer, settler, and missionary. Richard met Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet, in Nauvoo, Illinois and later moved to Utah. He also served a mission for the Mormon Church in India. The manuscript was later published under the title: "Knight of the Kingdom."

Dates: approximately 1948

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