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Religion

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Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A declaration of our faith and practice

 File — Folder 1: [31197230308410]
Identifier: MSS SC 1053
Scope and Contents Record book of the Providence Baptist Church of Beaver County, Pa. pages 1, 28, 95-147. The book is largely minutes of church meetings relating to matters of church policy including excommunication. Sidney Rigdon, an early Mormon church leader, is mentioned on pages 95 and 97.

Biography of Sidney Ridgdon

 File — Folder 1: [31197231046027]
Identifier: MSS 1274
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Sidney Rigdon. John Rigdon writes about the activities of his father before, during, and after Sidney was a member of the Mormon Church. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain. Also included are correspondence, draft of an essay, and a published article edited by Karl Keller for the journal, "Dialogue+ a Journal of Mormon Thought." Keller edited Rigdon's account for publication.

Sidney Rigdon letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233284675]
Identifier: Vault MSS 72
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated March 15, 1837. Rigdon writes a letter of recommendation for Reuben Hadlock.

Sidney Rigdon letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197230337187]
Identifier: MSS 471
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. One of which is addressed to John C. Bennett, Mormon Apostle and mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, in which Rigdon announces his resignation as a city coucilman. Rigdon also writes to the state legislature of Pennsylvania seeking redress for the persectutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri.