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Miles Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2061
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 diaries covering briefly related experiences and financial dealings of Anderson during the period of 1842-1856, from Nauvoo to the Utah Territory. Also includes patriarchal blessings given by Hyrum Smith and John Smith, as well as other documents and correspondence. Two diaries, family correspondence, patriarchal blessings, family land deeds, Nauvoo Legion Certificate, and War of 1812 pension certificate.

Mary Fielding Smith certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 433
Scope and Contents Printed form with handwritten entries. The item is dated 13 Aug. 1844 and is signed. Mary Smith accepts responsibility for the estated of her husband, Hyrum Smith.

William Law diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2526
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a diary. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 28 June 1844 when Law was in Nauvoo, Illinois. Law writes about his excommunication from the Mormon Church, a visit from Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), and the operation of the Nauvoo Expositor newspaper. He also and gives his opinion of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and comments on his death.

Moore family patriarchal blessings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1308
Scope and Contents Three handwritten and signed patriarchal blessings of Moore family members David, Susan, and Sarah. Two blessings are dated 29 January 1844 at Nauvoo, Illinois and were signed by Hyrum Smith. The third is dated 26 January 1889 at Ogden, Utah.

Nauvoo Masonic Lodge minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 989
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten minutes taken at the meetings of the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge in Nauvoo, Illinois, from October 15, 1841 to May 6, 1842. The documents include rolls of those present. The items were signed by Hyrum Smith and by the secretary, John C. Bennett. Contains two copies. Dated 1841-1842.

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