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William F. Carter journal

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Identifier: MSS 3092

Scope and Contents

Typescript of William Carter's mission journal to East India. Relates his call, his journey from Utah to California, his ocean voyage to India, and his missionary labors in Dinapore and Calcutta. Also describes homeward journey via Boston, Mass.


  • 1852 October-1853 December


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 William F. Carter journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

William Fulsbury Carter (1811-1888) was born in Newry, Maine. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served a mission for the Church to India. He married five wives, one of which died in Winter Quarters in 1847. He settled in Utah County, Utah, with his five wives and forty children. He died in Santaquin, Utah.


1 item (50 p.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Archives; Church Office Building, 50 East North Temple Street, East Wing, Second Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Betty L. Jones.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of William F. Carter journal
Rose Frank
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States