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Whitmer, David, 1805-1888


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of photographs on the Three Witnesses

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 454

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.

Dates: 1830-1970

Charles Henry Hart diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1040
Scope and Contents

Photocopy and typescript of four pages from Hart's diary, dated August 21, 1883. Contains a three-page interview with David Whitmer (1805-1888) concerning his testimony of the divine origin and the truth of the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1883-1885

David Whitmer letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2244
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter. Whitmer writes to a Robert Nelson affirming that he did see an angel as it states in the introduction to the Book of Mormon. Whitmer states that "the Book is true."

Dates: 1887

John Whitmer letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1215
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 Aug. 1837, and addressed to the Mormon Church leaders, David Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery. Whitmer writes about the title to lands in Far West, Missouri. The sheet also includes a some miscellaneous notes and scribblings from 1862. Also included is a typescript of the item.

Dates: 1837 August 29

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and a history

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 622
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of an autobiography which includes excerpts from a diary. Woolley writes about his experiences in St. George, Utah, including business matters and Mormon Church assignments. He also gives an account of intercepting a Navajo Indian raiding party in 1869. Also included is a three-page typewritten account of Woolley having a personal visit with David Whitmer, one of the "Three Witnesses" to the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1874-1896

Edwin Gordon Woolley autobiography and diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 490
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript. Woolley writes about his early life in an autobiography and then continues his story in a diary. The journal has many gaps. He writes about his militia activities and his enconters with Paiute Indians early in his life. Wolley spent much of his adult life in St. George, Utah. He also spent time in Salt Lake City, Utah, on business and on political activities. Woolley served as a justice the peace, a city recorder, a member of a Utah constitutional convention,...
Dates: 1869-1896

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