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Smith, Elias, 1804-1888



  • Existence: 1804 - 1888

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Elias Smith diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1822
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Smith writes about coming to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1836 and his subseqent moves to Nauvoo, Illinois, and to Utah in 1851. He held numerous positions in the Mormon Church and was active as a businessman and as a politician.

Dates: 1836-1888

Elias Smith journal typescript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2452
Scope and Contents

Collection includes typescripts of journals kept by Elias Smith between 1836 and 1888. The journals document Smith's travels, experiences, and other events.

Dates: 1836-1888

John Taylor letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2100
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter addressed to Judge Elias Smith dated 14 March 1874 and signed by John Taylor. Taylor informs Smith of money owed him (Taylor) and others by the Caroline H. Debrowske estate.

Dates: 1874

Additional filters:

Diaries 2
Immigration and American Expansion 2
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 2
Correspondence 1
Estates (Law) -- Utah -- History -- Sources 1