Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889
Found in 4 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.
Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.
Handwritten letter and a typescript. The letter was written at Fort Levenworth on August 7, 1846 to Butterfield's mother and deals with the "Mormon Batallion," with his personal feelings toward the Mormon Church, and quotes from his patriarchal blessing.
- Letters 3
- Immigration and American Expansion 2
- Pioneers 2
- Biographies 1
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
- Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- History 1
- Missions and Missionaries 1
- Mormon converts 1
- Mormon pioneers -- History 1
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
- Mormons -- Kansas -- Fort Levenworth -- History -- Sources 1
- Mormons -- Missouri -- Correspondence 1
- Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- History 1 + ∧ less