Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel
Scope and Contents
A blessing given by Joseph F. Smith to Lucy P. Russel, with Daniel H. Wells assisting, setting her apart for calling as a midwife in Utah. Smith was the 2nd Counselor in the Mormon Church's First Presidencey at the time of the blessing.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Joseph F. Smith was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918.
Joseph F. Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.
2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
Document was purchased from American West Archives on 16 March 1990, other provenance is unknown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; American West Archives; 1990.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.