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Jennetta Richards letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 781
Scope and Contents Five holograph letters plus typescripts of each. All of the letters were written to the family of Jennetta Richards (d. 1845) in England. Three are by Jennetta and were composed in Nauvoo, Illinois. They are largely concerned with family matters. One dated 8 July 1844 tells of the assassination of the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

Dates: 1841-1848

Willard Richards letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2002
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter addressed to the U. S. House of Representatives. Richards wants the committee on petitions of Utah to meet the "Committee on the subject of memorializing the Secretary of War on regard to the exploration of a Route across the Western Desert."
Dates: 1853

Daniel Webster letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 604
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 1 Feb. 1845 and addressed to Daniel Webster of Boston, Massachusetts. The item was also signed by Willard Richards, William W. Phelps, John Taylor, and other prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Young asks for legal advice concerning the repeal of the Nauvoo City charter by the Illinois state legislature.
Dates: 1845 February 1

Willard Richards family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1482
Scope and Contents Typescripts of letters, legal documents, diary entries, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the Richards family, including Willard Richards who served as an apostle in the Mormon Church. The items deal largely with family and Mormon Church matters including the missions of Willard and Levi Richards to England.
Dates: 1801-1937

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
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