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Heber J. Grant letter to Miriam Taylor

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 589
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated September 24, 1920 and addressed to Miss Miriam Taylor of Provo, Utah. The letter informs Miss Taylor that she has been "selected as a missionary to labor in New Zealand" for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is expected to leave in November of 1920.
Dates: 1920 September 24

Ira Hatch letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 788
Scope and Contents Typescript of a letter dated March 15, 1886 composed in Ramah Valencia County, New Mexico, and addressed to John Taylor, president of the Mormon Church. Hatch writes about the progress of missionary work among the Indians.
Dates: 1886 March 15

Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 316
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, composed in La Porte, Indiana, dated November 7, 1841, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Martin writes to introduce himself, tells of his efforts to preach the Mormon faith, and asks for a blessing.
Dates: 1841 November 7

Vicki Nielson account

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1486
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed account by Vicki Nielson of a visit to England by the Mormon prophet Harold B. Lee talking to Mormon missionaries and the English people.
Dates: 1978

James Madison Peirce letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 161
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 Nov. 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Peirce introduces a gentleman from San Juan who has information on the missionary activities of the Mormon Church in Arizona.
Dates: 1875 November 24

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter from...
Dates: 1837-1892

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.
Dates: 1838-1913

Brigham Young and Willard Richards certificate of introduction

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 63
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate including the official seal of the territory of Utah with a green ribbon attached. The item is written "to whom it may concern." It introduces the bearer as an acquaintance of Brigham Young. The manuscript was probably used for missionaries of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by both Young and Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1852

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 693
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated September 5, 1860 calling James Wareham of Manti, Utah, to missionary service.
Dates: 1860 September 5

Brigham Young letter to Andrew S. Siler

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 930
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated December 1, 1854 and addressed to Andrew S. Siler in St. Louis, Missouri. Young offers encouragement to Siler, who was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1854 December 1

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