Missions and Missionaries
Subject Source: Cclanarrow
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230336007]
Identifier: MSS 1046
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter, addressed to George A. Smith, and dated 10 July 1860. Samuel Smith writes while he is on a mission for the Mormon Church. He tells about a visit with Joseph Smith (1832-1914), the first president of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and seeing Emma Hale Smith Bidamon and her husband.
Dates: 1860 July 10
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2032
Scope and Contents Eighteen volumes of journals plus a few other papers. Volumes document his conversion to Mormonism; missions to the state of Maine; visit with Joseph Smith's mother (Lucy Mack Smith), wife (Emma Smith), and son (Joseph Smith III) in Nauvoo, November 1855; participation in Utah War, 1857; and life in Salt Lake City. He also discusses anti-polygamy legislation, his time on the Mormon "Underground" to avoid arrest for practicing polygamy, and his arrest. First volume begins with a reminiscence....