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Church Government

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 569 Collections and/or Records:

William Horne Dame certificates and letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340405]
Identifier: MSS 110

The folder contains microfilmed copies of a certificate of membership in the Utah territorial legislature, a certificate verifying that Dame was an elder in the Mormon Church, and a letter, dated 12 August 1858, of an "investigating committee" of prominent Mormons (including the apostle, George Albert Smith) stating that complaints against Dame were without foundation. The nature of these complaints was not stated.

Dates: 1856-1858

William Horne Dame papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 55
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, patriarchal blessings, financial records, militia records, photographs, and miscellaneous items. Much of the correspondence is between Dame and General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The material relates to Dame's life and activities, including his militia service and his connection to the Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857.

Dates: 1846-1884

Daviess County legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 846
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten court proceedings of cases tried in Daviess County and Boone County, Missouri. The trials relate to Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others being tried for treason; the trial of Parley P. Pratt (1807-1857), an apostle of the Church, for murder; testimony against Caleb Baldwin; and testimony against King Follet on charges of robbery. Dated 1839.

Dates: 1839

Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241942]
Identifier: MSS SC 457
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, unsigned declaration stating that Joseph Smith, Jr. gave the Council the keys and powers he held and the responsibility of leading the Latter-day Saint Church.

Dates: 1844 March

Development Office collection on Ray R. and Nellie Reeves

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197233263059]
Identifier: UA 5381
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, tax information, trust matters, prospective developers, property proposals, and legal materials relating to Ray and Nellie Reeves and their involvement with the Development Office.

Dates: 1967-1973

Dingle Ward records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232558145]
Identifier: MSS 7874
Scope and Contents

Contains records of the Dingle Ward, dated 1887-1904 and 1942-1951. Includes a bishop's storehouse ledger, two Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association roll books, a freewill offering day book, and a record of ward funds ledger.

Dates: 1887-1904; 1942-1951

Henry Aldous Dixon letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287652]
Identifier: Vault MSS 190
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 12 Oct. 1874, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Dixon informs Young that he as been elected president of the board of directors of the Provo Manufacturing Company.

Dates: 1874 October 12

Early Mormon history research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4129

Notes and quotes about early Mormon history, circa 1838-1888.

Dates: Other: circa 1838-1888

Howard Egan letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232535523]
Identifier: Vault MSS 192
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 20 Sept. 1845, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Egan writes to Young giving an account of his efforts to find a force coming together with the object of killing Mormons.

Dates: 1845 September 20

John Orval Ellsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1558
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the journals, correspondence, and ephemera of John Orval Ellsworth. There are eighty-nine journals dating from 1911 to 1974. The collection deals with his work with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, agriculture in the Western United States, university life, and the Ellsworth family. The collection also contains church records, genealogical records, and Ellsworth family materials. The collection dates from 1911 to 1974.

Dates: 1911-1974