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Felt, Nathaniel Henry, Jr., 1861-1938

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1861-1938

Biographical History

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. (1861-1938) was a newspaper editor and businessman in Utah.

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. was born on December 2, 1861, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Nathaniel Henry Felt and Mary Pile. Nathaniel attended common schools, supplemented by a university course. He spent a major part of his life in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, where he pioneered the first county newspaper, known first as the "Sanpete Sentinel" and later the "Manti Messenger." Later, he engaged in other commercial businesses in Manti, such as a confectionary, grocery store, and opera house. He also built and managed the Savory Hotel. He was appointed postmaster of Manti in June of 1914, a position he held for eleven years. He married Elvira Clark on December 2, 1887. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Southern States from 1901 to 1903. Nathaniel Felt, Jr. died on October 29, 1938.

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Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3197
Scope and Contents Contains Nathaniel Felt's missionary journal from his Mormon mission to the Southern States, and a typescript of the journal. Entries date from between 1901 and 1903.
Dates: 1901-1903