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Smith, William, 1811-1893



  • Existence: 1811 - 1893

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on early Mormon history

Identifier: MSS SC 954
Scope and Contents

Materials include typescripts of records on early Mormon history. Includes information on Joseph Smith, William Smith, and John Whitmer, and other early Church leaders. Dated 1830-1846.

Dates: 1830-1846

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Scope and Contents

Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.

Dates: 1839-1860

William Hart Miles papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231566404]
Identifier: MSS 1459
Scope and Contents

The collection includes journals, biographical information, genealogical materials and a mission record.

Dates: 1861-1936

Philadelphia Branch minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342377]
Identifier: MSS 2182
Scope and Contents

Includes meeting minutes, record of members, and names of children blessed. Minutes reflect activities of Benjamin Winchester, Parley P. Pratt, Samuel Bennett, William Smith, George J. Adams, James J. Strang, and others. Reports of other Latter-day Saint congregations on the East Coast are also occasionally given.

Dates: 1840-1854

P. J. Sanders and J. F. Curtis debate transcripts

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225536843]
Identifier: MSS 2018
Scope and Contents The debates between Peter James Sanders of the Mormon Church and James Frank Curtis of the Reorganized Mormon Church were held 4-7 Aug. 1908 in the Murray Opera House in Murray, Utah. The collection includes transcripts of the debates and biographical information regarding Sanders and Curtis. The issues covered in the debates include the succession in the leadership of the Mormon Church following the death of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church, and Mormon...
Dates: 1908

O. C. Skinner bill of exception

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244839]
Identifier: MSS SC 678
Scope and Contents

Holograph. A bill of exception to a court decision involving property once belonging to Emma Smith in the case of Isaac S. Sanders and Evert L. Gates vs. William Smith.

Dates: 1851

William Smith letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308253]
Identifier: MSS SC 1036
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten letter in which William Smith claims the position of president of the Mormon Church because his brother, Joseph, ordained him to it.

Dates: 1849

Summons of Asa Megan

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244227]
Identifier: MSS SC 640
Scope and Contents

Printed legal document with ms. entries summoning Asa Megan to appear in answer to a complaint filed by William Smith, former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Apostle.

Dates: 1845

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 4
Church Government 3
Civil Procedure and Courts 2
Correspondence 2
Hancock County (Ill.) -- History 2