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Mormon Church -- Presidents

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:

Fred W. Schwendiman statement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231046332]
Identifier: MSS 1305
Scope and Contents

Typewritten statement. Schwindiman writes concerning an observation made by Preston Nibley in the Mormon Church Archives relating aid given by Newell Knight to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery while they were translating the Book of Mormon.

Dates: 1958

J. Winter Smith collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8387
Scope and Contents Collection of photocopies of handwritten transcriptions and original documents from the nineteenth century that pertain to the lives of members of the Joseph Smith family. The materials were collected by Joseph Smith's great nephew, J. Winter Smith. Includes copies of correspondence, diary entries, obituaries, life histories, and genealogical documents associated with the family. These include reflections on past periods of church history, personal problems in the Smith family, persecution...
Dates: approximately 1840-1932

John Fewson Smith letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287538]
Identifier: Vault MSS 193
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 26 Jan. 1866, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Smith writes to Young about a real estate transaction.Mormon railroad man living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: 1866 January 26

Joseph Smith, Jr. complaint against Thomas J. Winter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284790]
Identifier: Vault MSS 65
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed complaint filed by Smith on 29 Nov. 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois. The complaint was filed against Thomas J. Winter for making detrimental comments on Smith's character.

Dates: 1842 November 29

Joseph Smith, Jr. indenture

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283628]
Identifier: Vault MSS 87
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, signed, and printed indenture dated 26 April 1844. Smith makes an agreement with William Richards regarding a sale of land in Nauvoo, Illinois. The item was signed by Smith, W. W. Phelps, and William Clayton.

Dates: 1844 April 26

Joseph Smith, Jr. note

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233290821]
Identifier: Vault MSS 430
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed note dated 24 April 1844. The item states, "Due the bearer Isaac Chase one hundred dollars on demand." The funds might have been a loan for Smith's campaign to be president of the United States.

Dates: 1844 April 24

Joseph Smith Jr. receipt

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283750]
Identifier: Vault MSS 78
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed receipt dated 11 April 1844. Smith states he received $450 from Wilson Law in partial payment of a debt.

Dates: 1844 April 11

Joseph Smith letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233282869]
Identifier: Vault MSS 36
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 June 1844, and addressed to John P. Greene. Smith writes about his concerns on the possibilities of mob actions near Nauvoo, Illinois.

Dates: 1844 June 17

Joseph Smith letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342286]
Identifier: MSS 258
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter with a typescript of the item. This letter is dated 27 June 1844 at 8:20 A.M. and was written from Carthage Jail. Also included is a typewritten copy of another letter dated 23 June probably also in the year 1844. Both letters were addressed to Smith's wife, Emma Hale Smith (1804-1879). Smith describes the condition of his incarceration, states that they have no valid case against him, and expresses the belief that he was in little danger.

Dates: 1844

Samuel H. B. Smith correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231055457]
Identifier: MSS 1319
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters between Samuel H. B. Smith and William R. Hamilton. The items are concerned with the murders of Joseph and Hyrum Smith and the involvement of Samuel Harrison Smith in the removal of their bodies.

Dates: 1898