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Richards, Phineas (Phineas Howe), 1788-1874



  • Existence: 1788 - 1874

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Carrick Greene letter to Phinehas Richards

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 311
Scope and Contents

Handwritten-and-signed letter. Greene made general reference to recent difficulties and encouraged Richards to "continue in the ministry of the word." A clerical note penciled on the verso of the letter gives the date, 1 April 1839. Another clerical note refers to a typewritten transcript of the letter having been made on 24 September 1894.

Dates: 1839 April 1

The memorandum of Mary H. Parker

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232490141]
Identifier: MSS 637
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten autobiographical account. Mary Richards writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, resistance after her baptism, and talks a lot about her association with Heber C. Kimball, an apostle in the LDS Church. Also included is a newspaper clipping which is an obituary of Phinehas Richards, Mary's father-in-law and an early settler of Sanpete County, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1850

Richards family correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 305
Scope and Contents Contains nine handwritten and signed letters to and from members of the Phinehas Howe Richards family. The letters are from LDS Apostle Franklin D. Richards to his parents, Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; from Phineas Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from Jennetta Richards to Wealthy D. Richards; from George Spencer Richards to Phineas and Wealthy D. Richards; and from Mary E. Dewey to Wealthy D. Richards. The materials deal largely with family and Mormon-related issues in Ohio, Missouri,...
Dates: 1838-1846

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Social Life and Customs 2
Autobiographies 1
City and Town Life 1
Home and Family 1