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E. C. Emmons letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1010
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of a letter dated April 7, 1861 and addressed to "Dear Parents." Emmons mentions "Brother Joseph's Mission" and states "our love to Bro. Joseph" perhaps meaning he had some connection with Joseph Smith, III,the president of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Dates: 1861 April 7

Arthur Millikin letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1011
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of a letter dated July 25, 1863 and addressed to "Dear Nephew." The item was written in Colchester in an unnamed state. Millikin mentions a visit by Samuel H. B. Smith (1838-1914) Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918) and states that Joseph Smith (1832-1914) was gaining many converts to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Dates: 1863 July 25

Don C. S. Millikin and Joseph Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1012
Scope and Contents

Typed copy of two letters. Smith's letter is dated August 14, 1863 and was addressed to his cousin "John," presumably John Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah. Smith mentions the visit of two other cousins, Joseph F. Smith and Samuel H. B. Smith. Also included is a letter by Don C. S. Millikin dated August 19, 1863 and addressed to "Dear Friend and Cousin." Millikin also writes about the visit of Samuel and Joseph.

Dates: 1863 August

Rules of behavior for youth

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 293
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account of "rules of behavior." This item (2 pages) was likely written by Joseph Smith III, son of Joseph Smith, the founder and Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was created in January 1845, about seven months after Joseph Smith, Jr. was killed. The rules are believed to be based on George Washington's "Rule of Civility."

Dates: Other: 1845

Joseph Smith III letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1044
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and signed letters. The items were written from Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and were addressed to "Cousin" Samuel H. B. Smith. The materials relate to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and to politics in Utah.

Dates: 1867-1914

Joseph Smith typescripts of letterpress books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of typescripts from nine letterpress books written by Joseph Smith III, which spans the period from 1876 to 1897. The letterpress books document the presidential years of Joseph Smith III and his correspondence with members of the RLDS and LDS Churches.

Dates: 1876-1897