M. Monroe letter to Bishop William B. Preston
Scope and Contents
Includes one handwritten letter from M. Monroe of Clifton, Oneida County, Idaho, to Bishop William B. Preston discussing the distribution and repayment of tithing funds in the late 19th century.
- Monroe, M. (Person)
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M. Monroe (most likely Marcellus Marion Monroe-Martin) was born on 16 November 1825 in Manchester, Virginia, to William Martin and Charlotte Robiou. On 18 November 1855 he married Lucinda Busenbark in North Ogden, Utah. A month following her death in June 1885, Marcellus married Josephine Jensen in Clifton, Idaho, on 24 July. Marcellus Monroe remained in Clifton as a farmer until his death on 31 January 1908. William Bowker Preston was a prominent figure and a successful businessman during the early years of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was born on 25 August 1864 in Logan, Utah, where he lived until his death on 13 August 1907.
1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
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This item was donated to Special Collections in 1989.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; American West Archives; 1989.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of M. Monroe letter to Bishop William B. Preston
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 June 27
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.