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Eliza Westover letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 371

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.

Dates

  • 1916

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Historical note

Mormon woman living in St. George, Utah.

Extent

1 item (3 p.)(0.02 linear ft.) : (+ 1 typescript)(2 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Eliza Westover letter
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 March 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States