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Thomas Carlin certificate for Joseph Smith

 Item
Identifier: Vault MSS 411

Scope and Contents

Printed and handwritten certificate, dated 13 June 1842, and signed by Carlin. The item affirms that Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, is elected mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois. On the reverse of the manuscript is found a handwritten copy of the oath of office for mayor which is signed by Joseph Smith.

Dates

  • 1842 June 13

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 Thomas Carlin certificate for Joseph Smith must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Governor of Illinois.

Extent

1 item (2 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Thomas Carlin certificate for Joseph Smith
Status
In Progress
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 19
Description rules
Appm
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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