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Joseph Smith affidavit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1021

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed statement. Smith stated that he was "elected Sole Trustee" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for life. The item was notarized in Nauvoo, Illinois, for Hancock County.

Dates

  • 1841

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 Joseph Smith affidavit must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

First president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Extent

1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Joseph Smith affidavit
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States