Joseph Smith letter
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2576
Scope and Contents
Photographs of a handwritten and signed letter dated 18 June 1844 and addressed to James Strang. Smith responds to Strang's request to establish a stake of the Mormon Church in Wisconsin. Smith said that the inquiry was received negatively by the leaders of the Mormon Church, but later it was accepted more positiviely. Smith then records a vision he had in which he was carried to the Kingdom of Heaven by angels and spoke with God about the request. God told Smith that the stake was to be established in Wisconsin and that it would prosper.
- 1844 June 18
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph Smith letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
First president of the Mormon Church.
1 item (4 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
Donated by Thomas Rue in 1976.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Thomas Rue; 1976.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Joseph Smith letter
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 November 10
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.