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William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps, 1836 January 5

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 9
Image of William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps
Image of William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps

Scope and Contents

Materials include a portion of a letter to Sally Phelps from her husband, William Wines Phelps. It was written from Kirtland Mills and was dated January 5, 1836. Phelps asks the wives of the elders to pray for each other and to stay faithful. He says that the Hebrew lessons at the School of the Prophets have begun and he has learned of the news of the death of Elder Christian Whitmer. There is also some personal material about Phelps and his wife. The bottom of the last page also contains a letter from William Waterman Phelps to "Mother, brothers, and sisters." Dated 1836.


  • 1836 January 5

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy available online for public use. Photocopies and transcriptions also available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Wines Phelps papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


4 p.

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies and transcriptions of materials are held in box 2 of collection.


Holograph, signed.


Pages numbered 91-94.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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