Joseph Smith affidavit
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten and signed statement. Smith stated that he was "elected Sole Trustee" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for life. The item was notarized in Nauvoo, Illinois, for Hancock County.
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph Smith affidavit must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
First president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Joseph Smith affidavit
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 2
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.