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Latter Day Saints -- Pennsylvania -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hyrum L. Andrus letter

 File — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1072
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated May 17, 1953. Andrus travelled with his wife to visit the location of a home owned by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844) near the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. He describes what he saw there and relates stories of the Smith family that were told to him while he was there.

Dates: 1953 May 17

Lorenzo D. Barnes certificate

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283727]
Identifier: Vault MSS 83
Scope and Contents

Handwritten certificate, dated 25 Jan. 1840, and written in West Nantmeal, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Barnes certifies that James Rodeback has been made a priest in the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1840 January 25

Francis P. Dearborn diaries and account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1284
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account books and diaries. Dearborn records his financial transactions and his daily activities. The diaries cover the years from 1880 to 1895 in which Dearborn writes about his life in Pennsylvania and Utah.

Dates: 1849-1895

Jesse Perse Harmon indentures

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286852]
Identifier: Vault MSS 153
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed indentures. The items relate to land sales in Pennsylvania before Harmon moved to Nauvoo, Illinois.

Dates: 1837-1838