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Missouri -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Documents and corresponding affidavits, 1838-1842

 Series
Identifier: MSS 942 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Each folder containts a document, coded HR 27A-G10.1 or something similar, relating an instance of persecution, and is accompanied by anywhere from 7 to 61 affidavits.

National Archives material on the persecutions of the Church in Missouri

 Collection — Box 1: [31197227330484]
Identifier: MSS 942
Abstract Material pertaining to the Missouri persecutions of LDS Church members in 1839. Material is as found at the National Archives.

Petitions placed before Congress, 1840-1844

 Series
Identifier: MSS 942 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Photocopies of handwritten and printed petitions, affidavits, and published and unpublished accounts of the persecutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri. The materials were an attempt to get redress for their grievences, especially relating to their expulsion from Missouri in 1839. The items were acquired from the National Archives and Record Service in Washington, D.C.

Material pertaining to the Missouri persecutions of the Church, 1839. As found at the National Archives.

Published materials, 1839-1841

 Series
Identifier: MSS 942 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Photocopies of handwritten and printed petitions, affidavits, and published and unpublished accounts of the persecutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri. The materials were an attempt to get redress for their grievences, especially relating to their expulsion from Missouri in 1839. The items were acquired from the National Archives and Record Service in Washington, D.C.

Material pertaining to the Missouri persecutions of the Church, 1839. As found at the National Archives.