Scope and Contents
Letter dated 16 July 1866 from Inland, Iowa. This is a powerful letter of religious zeal from "Millie" to her "Parents, Brothers, and Sisters." In the letter, she describes an elaborate vision she had where God showed her "a cave in the hill." In the cave were some "little casks" and she "saw the rich gleam of gold near them." She also talks of buying some property which is like the one in her vision. It is not clear if the author is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or another branch of the Restoration. Handwritten letter, enlarged photocopy of the letter, and summary of the contents of the letter.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Letter from Millie, Inland, Iowa must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (4 p.) ; 4 x 6 1/2 inches.
This letter was acquired in December of 2001 from Confetti Antiques and Books in Spanish Fork, Utah. It was received as part of a larger purchase and separated into its own collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Donald Morris.
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Letter from Millie, Inland, Iowa
- In Progress
- Rose Frank
- 3 March 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.