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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1830

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1800
Scope and Contents Photocopies and microfilmed copies of letters, pamphlets, newspaper artilces, sections of books, maps, biographies, histories, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church, to its early leaders and presidents, and to the genealogies of early prominent members of that faith. The materials were acquired in various research institutions in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1766-1977

Donald Q. Cannon research materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2005
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and typed letters, histories, interviews, diaries, pamphlets, and newspapers. The materials relate to a large range of topics in the early history of the Mormon Church; Joseph Smith, second president of the Mormon Church; and his family. Interviewees include Smith family members and those who knew them. The items were copied by Donald Q. Cannon as part of the continuing Mormon Church History Sources Project.
Dates: 1840-1981

Robert Filmore letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1339
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 6 July 1844, and composed in Warren County, Illinois. Filmore writes to "dear children" and tells them about the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and his brother Hyrum. He also speaks about the Mormon temple in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1844 july 6

Edward R. Ford letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2703
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 8 Sept. 1842, composed in St. Louis, Missouri, and addressed to "His Exelency," probably governor Thomas Reynolds of Missouri. Ford describes an attempt to arrest the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and his friend, Orrin Porter Rockwell.
Dates: 1842 September 8

Heber J. Grant papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 433
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography, poems, correspondence, pamphlets, and a poem of eulogy presented at the time of his death stating many of Grant's accomplishments. Some of the items were signed by Grant and by others. In his autobiography, Grant writes about his experiences and his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1915-1945

Jesse Hale letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1009
Scope and Contents Typescript of a signed letter dated March 30, 1845 and addressed to Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Hale comments on Joseph Smith's generosity to him.
Dates: 1845

Wilson Law legal document

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1343
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed legal document. The item relates to the estate of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1845

W. H. Lee letter to David McKenzie

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 210
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 3 Feb. 1873, and addressed to David McKenzie. The item was written from the "Assessor and Collector's Office Tooele City." Lee writes to David McKenzie for taxes on the "Richvile Mill" owned by Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1873 February 3

Letter and newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 579
Scope and Contents Two letters and one newspaper clipping. The clipping was published by the Itahca Journal News on 28 July 1962 and relates to the family of Brigham Young (1801-1877) and to the Salt Lake Theatre. One of the letters is from Dorothy Dye to Ernest L. Wilkinson, president of Brigham Young University, relating to the newspaper clipping. The other letter is from Wilkinson to the Brigham Young University Archives also regarding the clipping.
Dates: 1962

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