Zenos H. Gurley letter to Joseph Smith, Jr.
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letter dated 4 May 1842 and addressed to Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. Gurley writes that he was unable to attend a meeting with the Nauvoo Legion militia organization and describes the founding of a branch of the Mormon Church in Wisconsin.
- 1842 May 4
- Gurley, Zenos Hovey, 1801-1871 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Mormon living in Illinois, who later moved to Iowa.
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Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Illinois. Militia -- History
- Illinois. Militia. Nauvoo Legion -- History
- Mormon Church -- Presidents
- Mormons -- Correspondence
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Wisconsin -- History -- Sources
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
- Wisconsin -- History -- To 1848
- Register of Zenos H. Gurley letter to Joseph Smith, Jr.
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- 2011 November 28
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.