Wilford Woodruff letter to Susanna Mehetable Rogers Sangiovanni Pickett Keate
Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 696
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letter, dated April 22, 1845, addressed to Susannah Sangiovanni. The manuscript accompanied another by Heber C. Kimball (Vault MSS 697). The item gives an intimate look at the feelings and the attitudes of the Mormon leaders during the period after the death of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and before the Mormons were driven from Nauvoo, Illinois starting in 1846.
- 1845 April 22
- Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 (Creator, Person)
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Wilford Woodruff was the fourth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who issued the proclamation that relinquished the church practice of polygyny.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
This letter came to the university as part of the Pickett Family Papers (MSS SC 1241) in 1976.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Publications: LeGrand Baker, "Letter from Wilford Woodruff," Friends of the Brigham Young University Newsletter, 13 no. 2 (Spring 1976).
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.