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Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel

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Identifier: MSS SC 2900
A blessing given by Joseph F. Smith to Lucy P. Russel, with Daniel H. Wells assisting, setting her apart for calling as a midwife in Utah. Smith was the 2nd Counselor in the Mormon Church's First Presidencey at the time of the blessing.

Dates

  • 1881

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopy 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 Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)

Biographical note

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

Document was purchased from American West Archives on 16 March 1990, other provenance is unknown.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; American West Archives; 1990.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel
Status
in_progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 December 14
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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