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Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

A. O. Smoot family documents, 1815-1961

Identifier: MSS 3843 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains receipts, diaries, poetry, account and memo books, certificates and other personal documents, autograph books, invitations, bank notes and warranty deeds, speeches, periodicals, letters, IOUs, and newspaper clippings. Materials are dated approximately 1815 to 1961.

Dates: 1815-1961

Lars Peter Christensen account book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307651]
Identifier: MSS SC 975
Scope and Contents

Financial account book of emigration for the Aalborg company of saints to Utah includes accounts payable and receivable on an individual basis. The account book has the name James H. Hart inscribed on the front fly page. The separate page has a "recapitulation list" on the reverse of the account page which is apparently an account of how many of the emigrants settled where in Utah.

Dates: 1881-1883

Daniel MacKintosh letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324052]
Identifier: MSS SC 2475
Scope and Contents

Handwritted and signed letter dated 5 April 1854. The item was addressed to "the acting secretary of the P.E. Company." MacKintosh presents summaries of financial transactions conducted by the company. The company was designed to provide financial support for Mormons emigrating to Utah.

Dates: 1854 April 5

Niels H. Nielsen donation to Perpetual Emigrating Fund

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239291971]
Identifier: MSS 9065
Scope and Contents

A list of twenty Danish members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the amount they were in debt to Niels Hans Nielsen, totaling $1,741.75. Nielsen authorized the transfer of these debts owed him to Brigham Young as a donation to the Perpetual Emigration (or Emigrating) Fund. Signed by Nielsen and two witnesses at Brigham City, Utah, on April 30, 1860.

Dates: 1860 April 30

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company receipts

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326594]
Identifier: MSS SC 2854
Scope and Contents

Handwritten receipts. Erastus Snow, an apostle in the Mormon Church signs a receipt in St. Louis, Missouri, on 18 April 1855 noting William Cooper's payment of $72. John Sanderson signs a promissory note on 10 Oct. 1853 stating he would bring the Thomas O'Brien family from England.

Dates: 1853-1855

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232550480]
Identifier: MSS 843

This collection contains correspondence, reports, documents, and passenger lists of ships of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company. The first folder contains an index of the collection.

Dates: 1853-1880

A. O. Smoot family papers

Identifier: MSS 3843
Scope and Contents

The A. O. Smoot family papers consists of correspondence, publications, genealogy records, journals, account books, receipts, and related ephemera. The collection covers several generations and family members of the Smoot Family. Materials are dated 1815 to 1961.

Dates: 1815-1961

Additional filters:

Collection 6
Archival Object 1
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 3
Letters 3
Account books 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Correspondence 2