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A. K. McKenzie diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 570
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten diary covering the dates 21 June to 17 October 1865. McKenzie was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveling with G. J. Adams and writes of his trip from Boston to Palestine and his return to New York City. He tells about the weather, his sightseeing activities, and also includes his personal reflections. The purpose of the trip was to "Open or prepare the Way for the Lost Sons and Daughters of Ephraim and Get Ready to Call home all...

Philadelphia Branch minutes

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Identifier: MSS 2182
Scope and Contents Includes meeting minutes, record of members, and names of children blessed. Minutes reflect activities of Benjamin Winchester, Parley P. Pratt, Samuel Bennett, William Smith, George J. Adams, James J. Strang, and others. Reports of other Latter-day Saint congregations on the East Coast are also occasionally given.

A true history of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the restoration of the holy priesthood and the late discovery of ancient American records

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Identifier: MSS SC 756
Scope and Contents Two pamphlets. The items were originally published in 1849. The items are identical except that one is eight pages larger than the other and has additional material. Adams writes that James Jesse Strang was the true successor to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Adams also presents material on the founding of that faith.