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James P. Cowley biography of Sarah Houston Pratt Taussig

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7783
Scope and Contents Contains a biography of Sarah Houston Pratt Taussig (1822-1886), which was written by James P. Cowley, who is Sarah's great-grandson. The biography mainly covers her family life, first as a polygamous wife of Parley P. Pratt, then after Pratt's death as wife of A. Lewis Taussig, and the experiences she had throughout her life as a member of the early Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 2011

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of A....
Dates: 1838-1895

Belinda Marden Pratt papers

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Identifier: MSS SC 2868
Scope and Contents Letter to Belinda from her husband, Parley P. Pratt, written from San Francisco in January 1855, focusing on family concerns; and a fifteen-page autobiographical sketch written by her, dated 1884 on page one and 1889 on page eleven. Also includes an undated biographical sketch of Belinda written by Parker Pratt Robison, based on her autobiographical account. Her account discusses her conversion to Mormonism, church service, and marriage to Parley P. Pratt.
Dates: 1855-1889