Orson Pratt correspondence
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of two letters. One, dated 30 April 1857, was sent to "my dear wife Juliaett" from Orson and deals with family matters. The other, dated 26 Jan. 1851, was written by Louisa P. Pratt (wife of Orson) to "dear cousin Jane." This missive was written while Louisa was with Orson on a mission to the Tahitian Islands. It describes the island of Tapai in that group and gives an account of missionary activities there.
- Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 (Person)
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Mormon missionary, editor, educator, mathematician, and author. Apostle of the Mormon Church, 1835-1881.
1 folder (0.04 linear ft.) : 8 p.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island)
- Mormons -- Utah -- Correspondence
- Pratt family -- Correspondence
- Pratt, Louisa P. -- Correspondence
- Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 -- Correspondence
- Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Description and travel
- Register of Orson Pratt correspondence
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 29
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.