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Mormon Church -- Apostles -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325091]
Identifier: MSS SC 2575
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Many of these items were also written by Charles Everett. In three instances letters written by Edward and Charles are found on the same sheet of paper. The materials were written in Carthage, Illinois and addressed to Samuel W. Everett. Charles was a sergeant and Edward was a lieutenant in the Quincy Reflemen militia unit. Most of the items deal with activities by the militia in relation to the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois, including attempts to arrest...
Dates: 1845-1847

The funeral services of John W. Hoover

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324276]
Identifier: MSS SC 2508
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of the funeral services for John Whitmer Hoover on 29 May 1902. Among the speakers was the Mormon Apostle, Reed Smoot. Among the other speakers were John Edge Booth, Myron Tanner, and David John. Hoover's father joined the Mormon Church and moved his family to Nauvoo, Illinois in 1842 and later to Utah. John Hoover was a miller who married Mary Coursey in 1855 and lived in Springville, Utah. He moved to Provo, Utah in 1861. Also included is a biography of Hoover.

Dates: approximately 1902-1925

Hancock County, Illinois summonses

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305077]
Identifier: MSS SC 759
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed summonses for Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, and John C. Bennett, and apostle in the Mormon Church. Also included is a receipt from Emma Hale Smith, first wife of Joseph Smith, made out to Thomas Sharp.

Dates: 1841-1847

Heber Chase Kimball diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317510]
Identifier: MSS SC 1859
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary. Kimball talks about his spiritual and temporal experiences while at Nauvoo, Illinois.

Dates: 1845-1846

Jennetta Richards letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325695]
Identifier: MSS SC 2701
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 4 July 1843, written in Nauvoo, Illinois, and addressed to Wealthy Richards, then living in Richmond, Massachusetts. Also included are some comments by Willard Richards. Jennetta writes about her recent illness saying she was baptized seven times to recover her health. She also tells about life in Nauvoo and some of Willard's activities. Jennetta also talks about a recent arrest of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph...
Dates: 1843 July 4

George Albert Smith mortgage agreement

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2250
Scope and Contents

Handwritten mortgage agreement of George A Smith (1817-1875) for property in Salt Lake City, Utah. The item was signed by Thomas Bullock (1816-1885), the recorder for Salt Lake City.

Dates: 1857

Erastus Fairbanks Snow statement

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322650]
Identifier: MSS SC 2600
Scope and Contents

Handwritten statement dated 9 April 1872. Snow claims that he is the owner of eight lots of land in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1872 April 9

Jonathan David Wood autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325513]
Identifier: MSS SC 2643
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Wood talks about building the first Mormon Church in Farmington, relates experiences he had with various Mormon Apostles, and writes about building a barn.

Dates: approximately 1890