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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters received by William Wines Phelps from other members of the Phelps family such as Phelps' wife Sally, sons William and James. Includes information on the activities of family members. Materials dated from 1835 to approximately 1853.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 810
Scope and Contents Collection contains original correspondence and journal extracts written by William Wines (W.W.) Phelps and his family between 1835 and 1865. He wrote the majority of the letters to his wife, Sally, in Clay County, Missouri, while he was in Kirtland, Ohio with members of the Mormon Church. The collection also contains some original letters from other family members, such as his wife and son, to Phelps. Many of the pages have just portions of letters and page numbering at the top, but they are...
Identifier: Vault MSS 810 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters, diaries, poetry, and certificates written by Phelps between 1835 and 1865. Most of the material was written between 1835 and 1836, and describes Phelps's experiences in Kirtland, Ohio, during the construction and dedication of the Kirtland Temple. Includes information on life in Kirtland, activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and accounts of the Phelps family including his wife Sally and son William. There are also letters written by John Corrill on the...