Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Correspondence
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of handwritten and typed copies of correspondence. Butterfield writes to his mother and other family members. Butterfield writes about his missionary work for the Mormon Church in Missouri; his association and employment with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; and his life in Missouri, Illinois, and Missouri. He also writes about his service with the Mormon Battalion. Also included is a biography of Abel Butterfield.
Handwritten and signed letters from Harriet Silver Dunn addressed mainly to her family in Vermont. Also included are two items signed both by Harriet and by her husband Simeon Dunn, two letters written by Oscar H. Silver, and miscellaneous missives.
Materials primarily contain correspondence between Russell and his family and letters to and from members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes some correspondence between Parley P. Pratt and his family. Most of the letters are originals, except for a string-bound typescript copy of some letters dealing with Isaac Russell, the originals of which are not contained in the collection. Dated 1828-1893.