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Pisgah (Iowa) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Provisions dealt out to the poor at Pisgah

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283933]
Identifier: Vault MSS 103
Scope and Contents

Handwritten list of food distributed to the poor at Mount Pisgah, Iowa, and the names of those who received it. The poor were Mormons, and they were mostly given flour, bacon, and coffee.

Dates: 1848

Daniel Spencer diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233598157]
Identifier: MSS 2740

This diary is Daniel Spencer's account of the trek from Nauvoo to Winter Quarters, Nebraska, from March to December 1846. The diary from 11 July to October is not a daily record, but rather a narrative of events observed by the author. The diary is an important record of the Mormon Exodus from Nauvoo, across Iowa to Winter Quarters on the Missouri River. Entries cover ca. 28 March 1846 to 20 December 1846.

Dates: 1846

Brigham Young letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315274]
Identifier: MSS SC 1798
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter to Charles C. Rich concerning the transfer of military equipment to headquarters.

Dates: 1846