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Joseph F. Smith letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 1139
Handwritten letter dated April 7, 1904 and addressed to Harvey H. Cluff. Smith regrets not answering Cluff's letters earlier. He mentions how he felt after the second day of his examination before a U.S. Congressional committee investigating the Mormon Church. The hearings related to the question of whether or not to seat Senator Reed Smoot of Utah.

Dates

  • 1904 April 7

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph F. Smith letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item

Biographical history

Joseph F. Smith was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918.

Joseph F. Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of the Joseph F. Smith letter
Status
in_progress
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 August 2
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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