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A travelling ministry : the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr., Latter-day Saint missionary, 1860-1864 / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7677
Biography of Thomas Owen King, Jr., including letters, journal entries, and photographs. The compiled book documents his experiences as a Mormon missionary in England from 1860 to 1864, and his time as a pony express rider and rancher in Almo, Idaho.

Dates

  • 2010 June

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 A travelling ministry : the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr., Latter-day Saint missionary, 1860-1864 / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Dorothy Brewerton (1934- ) is the wife of emeritus general authority Ted E. Brewerton.

Dorothy Hall Brewerton was born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1934. She is married to Ted E. Brewerton, who is an emeritus general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They have six children. From 1997 to 1999, she served as the temple matron of the Mexico City Mexico Temple. In 2008, she was awarded the "Mother Sariah" award at the Book of Mormon Lands conference. She and Ted currently live in Bountiful, Utah.
Biographical History Leonard Reed (1947- ) is a teacher in England. He has written several books about the history of the Mormon Church in Cambridgeshire, England.

Leonard Reed was born in 1947. He resides in England, and serves in the Cambridge Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Leonard served as a Mormon missionary to Scotland and Ireland. He works as a teacher. Leonard Reed has also written books on the history of the Cambridgeshire saints.
Biographical History Carolyn King Gorwill is a great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Owen King, Jr.

Carolyn King Gorwill married Robert Hugh Gorwill. They have three children. Carolyn is the great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Owen King Jr. She was instrumental in compiling A travelling ministry: the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr. Latter-day Saint missionary 1860-1864. She lives in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Arrangement

Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Dorothy Brewerton in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dorothy Brewerton; 2010.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

The collection is a compiled record that describes Thomas Owen King, Jr.'s life as a Mormon missionary and his experiences with the pony express and ranching in Idaho.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; July 2011.

Creator

Title
Register of A travelling ministry : the journals and letters of Thomas Owen King Jr., Latter-day Saint missionary, 1860-1864 / Dorothy Brewerton, Carolyn Gorwill and Leonard Reed
Status
completed
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2011 July 22
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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