Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) -- History
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Druce was born in England; was apprenticed as a baker in London in the 1830s; moved to Manchester; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1842; migrated to the United States in 1846; worked as an engraver in New York State; migrated to Utah in 1861; settled in Salt Lake City, Utah; and served on a mission for the Church in the Eastern States in 1876.
Consists of personal correspondence between Francis Asbury Hammond and various members of his family (son Samuel Smith Hammond, wife Martha Jensina Marcussan Hammond, daughter Amelia May Hammond Allred, son John Howard Hammond, and others)or friends, or between other Asbury family members and their siblings or friends, etc. Includes miscellaneous envelopes, portions of unsigned letters, newspapers, ads, etc. Dated 1865-1937.
Typewritten biography by an unknown author with a handwritten addition. The author was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission in 1919 when he first met McCune who was then the president of the mission. The author presents a copy of his diary describing this meeting. A biography of McCune then follows.
Photocopy of a handwritten biography of Albert Merrill. Merrill was born on Long Island, New York; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1841; moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1843; migrated to Utah in 1852; and settled in Provo, Utah. He served on a mission for the Church to the Eastern States from 1869 to 1870 and was made a patriarch of the Church in 1873.
Typescript of an autobiography. Noble writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith, his missionary work in the Eastern United States and England, his service with Zion's Camp in 1834, and his work as a bishop in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Winter Quarters, Nebraska.