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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints elder's license

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Identifier: MSS SC 1307
Scope and Contents Printed membership card verifying David Moore (1819- ) as a member of the Mormon Church. The item was dated 17 October 1843 at Nauvoo, Illinois, and is signed by Willard Richards.
Dates: 1843 October 17

Jennetta Richards letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 2701
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 4 July 1843, written in Nauvoo, Illinois, and addressed to Wealthy Richards, then living in Richmond, Massachusetts. Also included are some comments by Willard Richards. Jennetta writes about her recent illness saying she was baptized seven times to recover her health. She also tells about life in Nauvoo and some of Willard's activities. Jennetta also talks about a recent arrest of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1843 July 4

Joseph Smith, Jr. indenture

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 137
Scope and Contents Handwritten indenture. The item provides for a transfer of property from Joseph and his wife, Emma Smith, to Wilson Law. The item was signed by Joseph Smith, Willard Richards, and Samuel H. Smith.
Dates: 1842

Brigham Young and Willard Richards certificate of introduction

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 63
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate including the official seal of the territory of Utah with a green ribbon attached. The item is written "to whom it may concern." It introduces the bearer as an acquaintance of Brigham Young. The manuscript was probably used for missionaries of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by both Young and Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1852

Brigham Young letter

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Identifier: MSS SC 734
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter addressed to the United States Senator from Illinois, Stephen A. Douglas. The item was signed by Young, Heber C. Kimball, and Willard Richards. Young writes to Douglas to secure his support for the admission of the Deseret as an official state in the nation.
Dates: 1849