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William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps, 1836 April

 Item — oversize: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1 Item 10
Image of William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps
Image of William Wines Phelps letter to Sally Phelps

Scope and Contents

Materials include a letter to Sally Phelps in Liberty, Missouri from William Wines Phelps in Kirtland, Ohio, dated April 1836. It states that the Kirtland Temple was dedicated on Sunday, March 27, 1836, with congregation of about 1,000 in the House and as many outside. There are details about the program for the dedication ceremony and personal accounts of seeing angels during the ceremony. Dated 1836.


  • 1836 April

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.


3 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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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