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Adoption record from Manti Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1937
Scope and Contents Handwritten temple record. The item verifies that four women were adopted by proxy as daughters of the Mormon Apostle, Daniel H. Wells, and his wife, Eliza Wells. The four women were from the Lee family and died between 1847 and 1859.
Dates: 1901

Daniel H. Wells deeds for Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 274
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed deeds of conveyance from Wells to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. The items confirm that Young owns various lots in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1873-1874

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Scope and Contents Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.
Dates: 1839-1860

Ansil Perse Harmon letter of introduction

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 122
Scope and Contents Printed and signed letter of introduction for Ansil P. Harmon who was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1874

Daniel H. Wells indenture

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 43
Scope and Contents Handwritten indenture dated 24 May 1842 between Wells and Wilson Law relating to a sale of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1842 May 24

Mormon Church in Hawaii

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1962
Scope and Contents Photocopies of correspondence, reports, histories, petitions, resolutions, and miscellaneous items relating to the Mormon Church in Hawaii. Most of the materials are associated with missionary work, and most date from the nineteenth century. A few items are in the Hawaiian language. One letter was written by the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877), and several letters are addressed to Daniel H. Wells, the Mormon apostle.
Dates: 1851-1976

Priesthood blessing upon Lucy P. Russel

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2900
Scope and Contents A blessing given by Joseph F. Smith to Lucy P. Russel, with Daniel H. Wells assisting, setting her apart for calling as a midwife in Utah. Smith was the 2nd Counselor in the Mormon Church's First Presidencey at the time of the blessing.
Dates: 1881

Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2214
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, certificates, patriarchal blessings, family histories, and genealogies. The items relate to Ammon M. Tenney and to other members of the Tenney family. The letters and certificates are from prominent Mormon Church leaders.
Dates: 1874-1942

Brigham Young letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 747
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 13 Feb. 1850, and addressed to Daniel H. Wells, commander in chief of the Utah Militia. Young gives advice to Wells about a military campaign.
Dates: 1850 February 13

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