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Copies of revelations

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1857

Scope and Contents

Two handwritten booklets. One booklet is a list of people which were persecuted and imprisoned for polygamy in Utah and Idaho. The other item includes copies of a "revelation" (26 Jan. 1880) by the Mormon Apostle, Wilford Woodruff, concerning obedience to the Mormon Church and an excerpt from his journal on the dedication of the St. George Temple in 1877; a list of 28 women believed to have been "sealed" to Joseph Smith (1805-1844); "testimonies" of Mormon Church members; a "revelation" (13 Oct. 1882) by the Mormon Apostle, John Taylor, relating to the Mormon priesthood; a "vision" by Newman Bulkley (8 Jan. 1886) about the desctruction of the United States and a civil war between the Mormons and the United States; and a list of work completed in the St. George Temple.


  • 1869-1900


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public access.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Copies of revelations must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon genealogist, temple recorder, and member of the Utah Militia.


3 folders


Left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Raymond B. Farnsworth; 1981.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Copies of revelations
In Progress
Melissa Stephens
2010 September 9
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States