Timothy and Elisa Gunn letter to Levi Benyamen
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Handwritten and signed letter by Gunn and his wife, Elisa, dated June 15, 1834 and addressed to Levi Benyamen in Massachusetts. This item describes the difficulties of raising crops in Connecticut and expresses strong anti-Mormon feelings. It also mentions Sidney Rigdon who was a Baptist minister and later joined the Mormon Church.
- 1834 June 15
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Timothy Gunn was a farmer in Hartford, Connecticut.
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Benyamen, Levi
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Controversial literature
- City and Town Life
- Farmers -- Connecticut -- Hartford
- Gunn, Elisa -- Correspondence
- Gunn, Timothy -- Correspondence
- Latter Day Saint churches -- History -- 19th century
- Latter Day Saints -- Ohio -- Trumbull County
- Preaching -- Ohio -- Trumbull County
- Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of Timothy and Elisa Gunn letter to Levi Benyamen
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 December 2
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.