Presidents -- Succession
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a typewritten and signed letter addressed to Philip Wilson. The item deals with questions on the successor of the Mormon Church after the death of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) from the position of the Strangites.
The collection includes the missionary journals of Robert R. Gardner serving in Australia, 1907-1908, and of Neil S. Gardner serving in Canada, 1894-1896. Also a notebook of Robert R. Gardner containing historical quotes and references to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and polygamy.
A true history of the rise of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of the restoration of the holy priesthood and the late discovery of ancient American records
Two pamphlets. The items were originally published in 1849. The items are identical except that one is eight pages larger than the other and has additional material. Adams writes that James Jesse Strang was the true successor to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Adams also presents material on the founding of that faith.
Typewritten transcripts of the court proceedings and testimony given at the court. The case is called "the Temple Lot Case" and dealt with which church should own lands in Missouri. The materials are incomplete and do not contain the first or last parts of the proceedings.