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Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2006

Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript with corrections. Sonne portrays Richard Ballantyne as a modest and taciturn Scotsman who converted to the Mormon religion and migrated to the United States. He distinguished himself as a Mormon pioneer, settler, and missionary. Richard met Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet, in Nauvoo, Illinois and later moved to Utah. He also served a mission for the Mormon Church in India. The manuscript was later published under the title: "Knight of the Kingdom."

Dates

  • approximately 1948

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon businessman, missionary, author, biographer, and great-grandson of Richard Ballantyne.

Extent

1 v. (161 leaves)

Custodial History

Donated by Peter Crawley in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Peter Crawley; 1982.

Appraisal

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
Title
Register of Though he slay me : the story of Richard Ballantyne
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 17
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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