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Adoption record from Manti Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1937
Scope and Contents Handwritten temple record. The item verifies that four women were adopted by proxy as daughters of the Mormon Apostle, Daniel H. Wells, and his wife, Eliza Wells. The four women were from the Lee family and died between 1847 and 1859.

Charles Wilson Nibley certificates

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 313
Scope and Contents Printed and signed certificates verifying that Charles Wilson Nibley was called to serve as a missionary for the Mormon Church. The items are dated 9 Oct. 1869 and 17 Oct. 1876. The items were signed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, John Willard Young, and Daniel H. Wells.

Collection on Utah Expedition

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2379
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original and typescript of "The Echo Canon War," probably written by William Stowell, and a typed document regarding the Weber Military District and the Utah War, beginning with Chapter 3 [no author].

Daniel H. Wells deeds for Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 274
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed deeds of conveyance from Wells to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. The items confirm that Young owns various lots in Salt Lake City, Utah.

First Presidency circular

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 101
Overview The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.

Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2010
Scope and Contents The Fish diaries cover his life from the 1840s to 1926. His histories of Arizona and his series on Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region cover aspects of western history from 1500-1905. The Joseph Fish typescripts include: "The Diaries of Joseph Fish," Fish's "History of the Eastern Arizona Stake of Zion and the Establishment of the Snowflake Stake," a "History of Arizona Territory," volumes 4-7 of "Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region," and "History of Enterprise...

Robert D. Foster agreement with James Rhodeback

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 223
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed statement of land ownership between Robert D. and Sarah Foster and James Rhodeback dated 11 Dec. 1842. The item was signed by Daniel H. Wells, a Mormon Church leader.

Group portrait of Mormon missionaries in England

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 800
Scope and Contents Cabinet portrait of ten men believed to have been Mormon missionaries serving in England around 1886. In the center of the photographs is Daniel H. Wells, apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From the position of Wells in the center of the portrait, it may be assumed he was serving as mission president at that time. Wells was president of the British Mission of the Church from 1885 to 1887.

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court ejectments

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 632
Scope and Contents Mss. Includes two requests for ejectment of individuals from land in the cases of Daniel H. Wells vs. Lodowick Ferre and Daniel H. Wells vs. William M. Powers. Wells also requests $500 in damages from each defendant.

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Scope and Contents Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.

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