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Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1105

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten reminiscence. Margetts writes about her life in Carthage and Nauvoo, Illinois. She describes the events surrounding the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. She also mentions events in Nauvoo, Illinois, when the Mormons were ejected from that town. She also witnessed the "miracle of the quales." The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

Dates

  • 1870

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 Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Mormon woman.

Extent

1 item (4 p.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
11 March 2011
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

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