Eliza Westover letter
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten letter with a typescript of the item. Westover writes to "Lew" in response to his questions about the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). She outlines her life and tells of her conversion to the LDS Church, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, the death of Joseph Smith, and her migration to Utah.
- Westover, Eliza, 1829- (Person)
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Mormon woman living in St. George, Utah.
1 item (3 p.)(0.02 linear ft.) : (+ 1 typescript)(2 pages)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Eliza Westover letter
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 March 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.