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Stephen Longstrath letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 755
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. One of the letters is addressed to "Sarah" and two of the items are addressed to Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church. Longstrath writes about family matters, his work, and the condition of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1846

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

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

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