Joseph Smith letters
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten letter with a typescript of the item. This letter is dated 27 June 1844 at 8:20 A.M. and was written from Carthage Jail. Also included is a typewritten copy of another letter dated 23 June probably also in the year 1844. Both letters were addressed to Smith's wife, Emma Hale Smith (1804-1879). Smith describes the condition of his incarceration, states that they have no valid case against him, and expresses the belief that he was in little danger.
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
First president of the Mormon Church.
3 items (5 p.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Joseph Smith letters
- Rose Frank
- 19 April 2011
- Description rules
- Language of description
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.