Mormon Church -- Presidents
Found in 164 Collections and/or Records:
John Everet letter to Brigham Young
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 8 Feb. 1869, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Everet writes to Young concerning a lot in Ogden, Utah, in which Young had shown interest. A notation is on the back of the item presumably in Young's hand advising Everet to occupy the lot because Young would not need it.
Biography of Charles Ambrose Foster
Typewritten research paper for a Religion 242 class at Brigham Young University taught by "Bro. Porter." Cosman writes about the role played by Charles A. Foster and his brother, Robert Foster, in the murder of the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Charles Foster later became mayor of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and was the director of two hospitals.
Augusta Gardiner letter to Brigham Young
Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 19, 1877, written in Salt Lake City, Utah, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gardiner writes that she has prayed and received a dream. She desires to be sealed to a good man.
Mrs. T. A. Goffe letter to Brigham Young
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 26 Nov. 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Mrs. Goffe writes about the possibility of finding employment for her husband, Theodore A. Goffe.
Heber J. Grant letter
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 Dec. 1916, and addressed to Sister Taylor. The item accompanied a copy of William Jennings Bryan's "The Prince of Peace" which Grant sent to Taylor.
Heber J. Grant letter to Miriam Taylor
Typewritten and signed letter dated September 24, 1920 and addressed to Miss Miriam Taylor of Provo, Utah. The letter informs Miss Taylor that she has been "selected as a missionary to labor in New Zealand" for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is expected to leave in November of 1920.
Zenos H. Gurley letter to Joseph Smith, Jr.
Handwritten and signed letter dated 4 May 1842 and addressed to Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. Gurley writes that he was unable to attend a meeting with the Nauvoo Legion militia organization and describes the founding of a branch of the Mormon Church in Wisconsin.
Correspondence and poems
William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young
Handwritten and signed letters, dated 29 Oct. 1875 and 16 Feb. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Johnson asks for help in his personal finances and also writes about funds for the Deseret Museum.
Joseph Smith : prophet to our generation
Typewritten copy of an address delivered at General Conference for the Mormon Church on 4 Oct. 1981. Benson talks about the role of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), in founding the faith and in guiding his followers.