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Willis E. Robison journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1591
Overview Handwritten missionary journals and typescripts. The items describe Robison's experiences while serving in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church. In particular the journal relates information about the slaying of John H. Gibbs and William S. Berry, two Mormon missionaries in the mission; the subsequent investigation of the slayings by Robison and his mission president B.H. Roberts; as well as other stories of persecution towards Mormons.
Dates: 1882-1884

The Tennessee massacre

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1256
Scope and Contents Carbon copy of a typewritten essay. Livingston recounts the murders of two Mormon misisonaries and their protectors at Condor's Farm, Cane Creek, Tennessee, on 10 Aug. 1884. She also relates how the bodies were retrieved by her father, B. H. Roberts, while he was disguised as a common tramp.
Dates: 1930