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William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps, 1841 June 21

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 11
Scope and Contents

Materials include a letter to Sally Phelps in Kirtland Mills, Ohio from William Wines Phelps, Homer, New York, dated June 21, 1841. It states that he arrived at his father's family's house and how after preaching to his family for four days, he baptized his father, mother, and brother. Dated 1841.

Dates: 1841 June 21

Acrosticana, 1851 May 11

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 12
Scope and Contents

Materials include a poem written by William Wines Phelps to his wife, Sally Phelps. Dated 1851.

Dates: 1851 May 11

William Wines Phelps certificate for Justice of the Peace, 1865 August 7

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 13
Scope and Contents

Materials include a certificate for William Wines Phelps election as Justice of the Peace of the Salt Lake Valley on August 7, 1865. It was commissioned and signed by Amos Reed, acting Governor of Salt Lake County, August 17, 1865. Dated 1865.

Dates: 1865 August 7

William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps, approximately 1835-1836

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 14
Scope and Contents

Materials include a portion of a letter to Sally Phelps from William Wines Phelps. Contains discussion about family and friends, updates on the construction of the Kirtland Temple, and a request for Sally to keep his letters private. The letter is undated, but is probably from approximately 1835-1836.

Dates: approximately 1835-1836

Sally Phelps and Alvin C. Graves letter to William Wines Phelps, 1835 July 29

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 2 Item 1
Scope and Contents

Materials include a two-part letter written to William Wines Phelps in Kirtland, Ohio, from Sally Phelps in Liberty, Missouri. She states that she would write more if she could write better and she gives him updates and news about their family. On the back is a letter to Phelps from Alvin C. Graves. He states that has just returned from Jackson County and was not molested; he also discusses the crops that are coming in. Dated 1835.

Dates: 1835 July 29

James Phelps letter to Phelps family, 1853 July 7

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 2 Item 2
Scope and Contents Materials include a two-part letter from the Phelps' son who was currently residing in Carson Valley, Nevada, dated July 7, 1853. It is addressed to "Mother and Father" (William Wines and Sally Phelps) and states that he is doubtful that he will return to Salt Lake City this fall. The opposite side of the letter has another letter from Phelps to his sisters, Lydia and Albina. He states that he has just heard from Thomas P. Williams and tells them to direct their letters to Sacramento,...
Dates: 1853 July 7

Letter to William Wines and Sally Phelps, approximately 1835-1853

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 2 Item 3
Scope and Contents

Materials include a letter to "Brother and Sister" (William Wines and Sally Phelps) from an unknown author (probably one of Phelps's siblings). The letter speaks of "our parents" and asks to hear from Sally, Sabrina, and Mehitable. It also gives news about Phelps's father's family. Undated, but from approximately 1835-1853.

Dates: approximately 1835-1853

William Wines Phelps papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 810
Scope and Contents Collection contains original correspondence and journal extracts written by William Wines (W.W.) Phelps and his family between 1835 and 1865. He wrote the majority of the letters to his wife, Sally, in Clay County, Missouri, while he was in Kirtland, Ohio with members of the Mormon Church. The collection also contains some original letters from other family members, such as his wife and son, to Phelps. Many of the pages have just portions of letters and page numbering at the top, but they...
Dates: 1835-1865