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William Law diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2526
Typewritten copy of a diary. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 28 June 1844 when Law was in Nauvoo, Illinois. Law writes about his excommunication from the Mormon Church, a visit from Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), and the operation of the Nauvoo Expositor newspaper. He also and gives his opinion of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and comments on his death.

Dates

  • 1844

Creator

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 William Law diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 14 p.

Biographical note

Mormon Church leader who served as second counselor in the first presidency of the Mormon Church under the first president of that faith, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of William Law diary
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 November 5
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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