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."
- approximately 1948
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.
Mormon businessman, missionary, author, biographer, and great-grandson of Richard Ballantyne.
1 v. (161 leaves)
Donated by Peter Crawley in 1982.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Peter Crawley; 1982.
LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).
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- 2010 September 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.