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Jesse Nathaniel Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1436
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and scratch notes. The letters are addressed to Jesse Nathaniel Smith from his relatives John Henry Smith and Joseph Fielding Smith. The authors discuss the present and possibly future social and political ramifications of the Edmunds Act (1882), and the Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887) on their lifestyles as polygamous Mormons.

Joseph F. Smith letter to Frank S. Bellings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 942
Scope and Contents Letter to Frank S. Bellings of 17 Feb. 1905 discussing the marriage customs and sexual practices of Mormons, especially referring to the basic principles of celestial or polygamous marriage. Bellings was doing research for a book on ethics and morality. Apparently, his research was never published in book form.

Uintah Stake correspondence and records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 90
Overview Correspondence discussing topics such as colonization of the Uintah Basin, Mormon Church administration, and the practice of polygamy.

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  • Names: Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 X
  • Subject: Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints X

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