Orson Pratt letter to Lucy Mack Smith
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 16 Jan. 1854 and addressed to Lucy Mack Smith (1775-1856), mother of the Joseph Smith (1805-1844) who was the first president of the Mormon Church. Pratt writes from Washington, DC and informs Smith that he has purchased some manuscripts and refers to his attempts to get a book published relating to the Mormons.
- 1854 January 16
- Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Orson Pratt letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Apostle in the Mormon Church.
1 item (3 p.)
Donated by Dorthy Dean in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Dorthy Dean; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Elisa Visick
- 2010 October 8
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.