Ex-church members -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Correspondence
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Includes correspondence with Dr. Frederick C. Waite and Dale L. Morgan, printed material, and numerous notes and references relative to the life and activities of John C. Bennett.
Photocopy of a handwritten letter and a typescript of the item. The letter is addressed to "Dear Brother and Sister" and dated 3 May 1849. Bishop writes about family matters and quotes from the second book of Esdras dealing with the end of the world.
Religious essays on priesthood; polygamy; his family's apostasy from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; and other topics relating to the Church of the Firstborn of the Fulness of Times. Includes essays on priesthood by Joseph W. Musser and Ervil M. LeBaron. Simple typescript format, pages photocopied on rectos only.
Materials primarily include correspondence between members of the Benjamin Winchester family. Some of the letters are written between family members who were visiting their grandparents in the Salt Lake Valley during the Civil War. The bulk of the correspondence is to and from Benjamin's oldest son, Savillian. Also includes business material and various receipts relating to Benjamin's life in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Dated 1864-1908.