Scope and Contents
Microfilmed copies of original joint legislative committee journals (1838-1839), legislative proceedings (1838-1841), correspondence and orders (1838-1839), evidence given at the court of inquiry held in November 1838 to investigate Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and others for high treason, and certificates dealing with indictments against Mormons (1841) pertaining to the Mormon disturbances in Missouri (1838-1841). The film is 16 mm. and 35 mm. and is photonegative.
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 Mormon War papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
16 microfilm reels (1600 ft.)
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid, which includes a name index, available in repository.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Material specified: Mormon War Papers. Missouri State Archives 1001 Industrial Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65102.
- Actions and defenses
- Avard, Sampson, 1800-1869
- Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860
- Lucas, Samuel D., 1799-1868
- Missouri -- History
- Missouri -- Militia -- History
- Missouri -- Politics and government -- To 1865
- Mormon Church -- Missouri -- History
- Mormons -- Missouri -- History
- Mormons -- Missouri -- Persecutions -- History
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
- Register of Mormon War papers
- Lucy Brimhall
- 2013 April 10
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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