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George Reynolds letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4000

Scope and Contents

Letter of George Reynolds, as Secretary of First Presidency, to Elder Alfred W. Millgate, Clerk of the High Council, Weber Stake, conveying approval for the ordination of John M. Brown as an Elder. Dated 10 February 1891, written on Church letterhead.


  • 1891 February 10


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 George Reynolds letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

George Reynolds was tried and convicted of polygamy before the Supreme Court in 1878, for which he served a two year jail sentence.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

This item was in the possession of Lyndon Cook before it was purchased from him by the Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections in 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Lyndon Cook; 2001.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States