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Contains 25 Results:

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company treasurer's report, 1854 April 5

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSS 843
Scope and Contents

Handwritted and signed report addressed to "the acting secretary of the P.E. Company." MacKintosh presents summaries of financial transactions conducted by the Perpetual Emigrating Fund company. Dated 5 April 1854.

Dates: 1854 April 5

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company receipts, 1853-1855

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 843
Scope and Contents

Handwritten receipts. Erastus Snow, an apostle in the Mormon Church signs a receipt in St. Louis, Missouri, on 18 April 1855 noting William Cooper's payment of $72. John Sanderson signs a promissory note on 10 Oct. 1853 stating he would bring the Thomas O'Brien family from England.

Dates: 1853-1855

Niels H. Nielsen donation to Perpetual Emigrating Fund, 1860 April 30

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSS 843
Scope and Contents

A list of twenty Danish members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the amount they were in debt to Niels Hans Nielsen, totaling $1,741.75. Nielsen authorized the transfer of these debts owed him to Brigham Young as a donation to the Perpetual Emigration (or Emigrating) Fund. Signed by Nielsen and two witnesses at Brigham City, Utah, on April 30, 1860.

Dates: 1860 April 30

Executive Committee memorandum to W. H. Hooper, 1871 April 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSS 843
Scope and Contents

Three-page document from the executive committee of the National Immigration Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, addressed to William H. Hooper, U.S. Representative from Utah Territory. The memorandum summarizes recent Congressional measures pertaining to immigration, and requests Hooper's support of these laws being passed to improve immigration to the United States. Endorsed by William C. Staines, Utah Emigration Agent on a back panel. Endorsement dated April 29, 1871.

Dates: 1871 April 29

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company contracts or bonds with emigrants departing from St. Louis, 1855 April-June

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSS 843
Scope and Contents

A collection of documents issued by Erastus Snow from the LDS Emigrating Office in St. Louis, Missouri, to immigration officer James McGaw in Atchison, Kansas. The documents verify a named immigrant from Europe had deposited a sum of money in Liverpool and that this money is to be used in exchange for goods and supplies for their journey to Utah. The documents are numbered No. 7-60, with some gaps, and date from 14 April to 8 June 1855. Many are signed on Snow's behalf by James M. Brown.

Dates: 1855 April-June