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Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

Hyrum L. Andrus book drafts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 553
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. One of the drafts is for Andrus' book "Doctrinal Commentary on the Pearl of Great Price" which was first published in 1960. The other draft is of his book "Joseph Smith: The Man and the Seer" which was first published in 1967. Andrus comments on the Mormon scripture, the Pearl of Great Price, and writes a biography of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1960-1967

Hyrum L. Andrus letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1464
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter. The item is a history of the Manchester, New York home of the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). The letter also provides information on the Smith family.
Dates: 1953

Arrest warrant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 402
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed arrest warrant, dated 6 Dec. 1842, and written in Nauvoo, Illinois. As mayor, Smith signs a warrant ordering the marshall of Nauvoo to arrest Amos Davis who had been accused of assault by William C. Walker. On the reverse is a statement saying that Davis was brought before a city court.
Dates: 1842

William Marks arrest warrant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 366
Scope and Contents Handwritten arrest warrant, dated 28 Nov. 1842, and registered in Nauvoo, Illinois. Marks seeks the arrest of Thomas J. Hunter for slandering Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1842 November 28

Alvin Pliny Bean essays

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2272
Scope and Contents Typewritten talk, a biography of Bean's father, Willard Washington Bean, and a biography of Alvin Pliny Bean by Vicki Zimmerman. The biography of Willard Bean relates his missionary experiences for the Mormon Church in the Southern States, 1882-1884. The other items emphasize Alvin Bean's experiences in Palmyra.
Dates: approximately 1978

Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.
Dates: 1893-1978

John M. Bernhisel letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 8
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Aug. 1841, composed in New York, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1841 August 18

David Bettisworth report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 677
Scope and Contents Holograph. A statement signed by Bettisworth having delivered Joseph Smith, Jr., et al. to R.H. Smith, Justice of the Peace, for trial in Charthage, Illinois.* Noted on the document are constable's fees, and three men, Orrin Porter Rockwell, William Edwards and Samual Bennett, not found after release by writ of habeas corpus. The 18 men listed on the document were those cited on a writ for riot in the destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor.
Dates: 1844

Jacob G. Bigler autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2757
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typescript of an autobiography. Bigler writes about his relationship with the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), his life in Nauvoo, Illinois, his migration to Utah, and his life in Nephi, Utah. Bigler served on a mission for the Mormon Church in Ireland and was active in Mormon Church activities in Nephi.
Dates: 1907

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Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876 3
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Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 2
Backenstos, Jacob B. (Jacob Benjamin), 1811-1857 2
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 2
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 2
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Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 2
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 2
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 2
Smith, Asael, 1744-1830 2
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
Smith, Samuel Harrison, 1808-1844 2
Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Whitney, Newel Kimball, 1795-1850 2
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Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Anderson, A. Gary 1
Andrew, Elizabeth Whitaker, 1822-1894 1
Avard, Sampson, 1800-1869 1
Backman, Milton V., Jr., 1927-2016 1
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 1
Banks, Mary Moors 1
Bean, Alvin Pliny, 1918- 1
Bean, Willard Washington, 1868-1949 1
Bell, E. Jay 1
Bennett, John Cook, 1804-1867 1
Benson, Ezra Taft 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Bettisworth, David 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860 1
Boone County (Mo.). Court 1
Brink, William B. 1
Brown, Lorenzo, 1823-1902 1
Burr, Gilbert Morse, 1881-1982 1
Butterworth, Nancy Whitaker, 1820-1891 1
Carlin, Thomas, 1789-1852 1
Chandler, Michael H., approximately 1798-1866 1
Chase, Isaac 1
Church of Christ (Temple Lot) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. High Council (Kirtland, Ohio : 1834) 1
Clawson, Moses, 1801-1879 1
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 1
Coray, Howard, 1817-1908 1
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Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 1
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Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966 1
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Goulty Photography 1
Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 1
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 1
Gurley, Zenos Hovey, 1801-1871 1
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