Handwritten letters and scratch notes. The letters are addressed to Jesse Nathaniel Smith from his relatives John Henry Smith and Joseph Fielding Smith. The authors discuss the present and possibly future social and political ramifications of the Edmunds Act (1882), and the Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887) on their lifestyles as polygamous Mormons.
- Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906 (Creator, Person)
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Mormon church leader in Snowflake, Arizona.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
This item was formerly accessioned under the number A78-470.
- Edmunds-Tucker Act 1887
- Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Polygamy -- United States -- History
- Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906
- Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911
- Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918
- United States. Act to Amend Section 5352 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, in Reference to Bigamy and for Other Purposes
- Register of Jesse Nathaniel Smith letters
- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 Aug 16
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