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W. D. Abernith letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1225
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 2 July 1841, and addressed to David W. Catlin of Connecticut. Abernith writes about an "anti-Mormon" political convention being held in Carthage, Illinois.

Dates: 1841 July 2

William Abplanalp missionary letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8566
Scope and Contents Contains letters from William Abplanlp while he was serving his mission in Germany and Switzerland. Correspondences are between William and various family members including: his parents, his brother Pete, a cousin serving a mission in Colorado, his sister Mary, and other relatives. The letters from William relate his experiences on his mission as well as his love for those back at home. Letters addressed to William share stories of home life as well as current events of the time. Letters are...
Dates: 1906-1909

Charlotte H. Evans Adams and Henry A. Orme letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 630
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 1938 in which Adams states that she heard Martin Harris testify to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon in a speech given at the General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1870. Also included is a letter by Henry A. Orme in which he outlines the life of Charlotte Adams, his grandmother.

Dates: 1938-1967

John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1830

John Quincy Adams letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 680
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, unsigned letter of thanks to Thomas Newton, Jr., Chairman of the Committee of Commerce of the House of Representatives, regarding retaliation against the French for tonnage duties.

Dates: 1822

Oscar Fay Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1032
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated October 29, 1907 and addressed to "Mr. Clement." The item was written in Boston, Massachusetts. Adams writes that he will be sending Clement a book of verse.

Dates: 1907 October 29

Thomas Adams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 679
Scope and Contents

Holographs and printed material. Contains a journal of Adams' mission to Great Britain, 1895-1897, including newspaper clippings about Mormonism in Ireland, and records of his correspondence and missionary work. Also included are a letter changing his mission call to Great Britain, 1895, genealogical data, and family histories of his father's family, William Adams.

Dates: 1895-1897

William M. Agar letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9329
Scope and Contents

Contains a letter sent from William M. Agar to Burgess Meredith for the purpose of advertising the publication "International Correspondence" provided by Freedom House. Agar writes that he has enclosed the most recent issue of the publication, and remarks upon its reputation as a trusted and important news source. Agar then explains how Meredith can sign up to receive the service, and asks him to provide a letter of commendation should he find it a valuable service. Dated May 10, 1942.

Dates: 1942 May 10

William Ajax letter to William Lewis

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8692
Scope and Contents

Materials include a photocopied letter from William Ajax (Centre, Utah) to William Lewis (Aberdare, Wales), dated March 18, 1893. Ajax writes about Wales, Utah, and the building of the Salt Lake City temple. He says that the fine quality masonry has been built by Welshmen. He also talks about his education, current interests, describes his emmigration from Wales to Utah, and discusses his opinions about Mormonism and religion. Dated March 18, 1893.

Dates: 1893 March 18

James C. Alden letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3902
Abstract

Three letters from John C. Alden to his wife, written during the Civil War, 1863.

Dates: 1863

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Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 11
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McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 7
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 7
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 7
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 7
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 6
Judah, Mary Jameson, 1851-1930 6
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 6
Maeser, Karl G. 6
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 6
Salt Lake Temple 6
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Widtsoe, John Andreas, 1872-1952 6
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Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 5
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 5
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 5
Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972 5
Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933 5
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 5
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 5
Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972 5
Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941 5
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 5
Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933 5
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 5
Utah. Legislature 5
Whitmer, John, 1802-1878 5
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 5
Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933 4
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Northern States Mission 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission 4
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 4
Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882 4
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 4
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 4
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 4
Preston, William Bowker, 1830-1908 4
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 4
Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 4
Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution 4
Allen family 3
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 3
Berrett, William E. (William Edwin) (1902-1993) 3
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 3
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 3
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 3
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 3
Carpenter, Joseph Hatten, 1861-1964 3
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959 3
Field, Kate, 1838-1896 3
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 3
Harris, Martin, 1783-1875 3
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 3
Hunt, Franklin E. (Franklin Eyre), 1809-1881 3
Kane, Thomas L. (Thomas Leiper), 1822-1883 3
Kimball family 3
Kimball, Jonathan Golden, 1853-1938 3
Lane, Hugh Percy, Sir, 1875-1915 3
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 3
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 3
Moore, Samuel, active 1845 3
Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894 3
Morgan, Dale L. (Dale Lowell), 1914-1971 3
Mottram, R. H. (Ralph Hale), 1883-1971 3
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Richards family 3
Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899 3
Richards, Jennetta, 1817-1845 3
Richards, LeGrand, 1886-1983 3
Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 3
Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916 3
Russell, Samuel, 1878-1954 3
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 3
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