Mormon Church -- England -- History
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Handwritten diary covering the dates from 27 Feb. to 31 May 1883 while Alder was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Alder writes of his daily activities and of the conditions of the Mormon Church in England. Also included are notes on the Alder's genealogy.
Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Eckersley writes about his early life and about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He tells about many meetings of his faith while he was still in England. He died in Wellsville, Utah, in 1869.
Photocopy of a 270-page volume. Author briefly recounts his ancestry, early life, and conversion to Mormonism. Diary reflects his missionary activities in the counties of Essex, Suffolk, Middlesex, and Herefordshire. Includes occasional references to Charles W. Penrose, Martin Slack, and others. A typed transcript of the document, prepared in 2000 by Special Collections at Brigham Young University, is also included.
File contains a letter from James E. Talmage which was written in his capacity as president of the European Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on February 4, 1925. He writes to thank Joseph Langhorn for his public defense of the church and missionaries in Northampton, England.
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typed biography. William R. Webb was born in England in 1829, married Martha Carless in 1854, and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1860. He migrated to Utah in 1867 and settled in American Fork. He took a second wife, returned to England in 1886 as a missionary for the Mormon Church, and died in 1915. Also included is a poem written by Webb to "Sister Ellen Barrett on Her Fiftieth Birthday."