Mormons -- Missouri -- Far West -- History
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Paperbound copy of "George Carson and Ann Hough: A Chronology of Their Lives" (which includes bibliographical references), genealogical family group sheets of the Carson family, and photocopies of miscellaneous genealogical records. Also included are census information and the patriarchal blessing of Ann Hough Carson.
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Tanner writes about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831; participating in Zion's Camp in 1834; life in Kirtland, Ohio; his mission to the Eastern States for the Church; and his life in Far West, Missouri, and in Nauvoo, Illinois. He also tells about his interaction with early leaders of the Church and about troubles with mobs in Missouri and Illinois.
Handwritten and signed letter, dated 29 Aug. 1837, and addressed to the Mormon Church leaders, David Whitmer and Oliver Cowdery. Whitmer writes about the title to lands in Far West, Missouri. The sheet also includes a some miscellaneous notes and scribblings from 1862. Also included is a typescript of the item.