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Eugene Field poems

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 582
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems and a letter fragment. The missive is from the bottom of a page with Field's signature on it. The poems are "In New Orleans" which is signed and "The Baby Prayer" from which the signature has been cut out.

Dates: 1880-1894

Forerunners and the bigot

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 376
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed poems entitled, "The Forerunners" and "The Bigot. The dates of compositon are uncertain. The items are in a notebook.

Dates: 1900

Greeting to counselor George W. Larkin on the fiftieth anniversary of his birth

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 74

The folder contains a photocopy of a printed poem dedicated to George W. Larkin, a patriarch for the Mormon Church in the Weber Stake in 1898.

Dates: 1898

H. W. poem

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2344
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poem dated 7 May 1851 and signed with H. W. The poem tells about a man who was a sea captain who went on a trip to Turkey and rescued a woman there.

Dates: 1851 May 7

David and Ira P. Hale papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7614
Scope and Contents

Collection includes the originals, photocopies, and digital scans of a ledger used by David Hale and two notebooks used by Ira P. Hale. Also includes a photocopy and a typescript of a letter from Lorenzo D. Wasson, Emma Smith, and a third author to David Hale. The handwriting may be from Joseph Smith, but it is unsigned. Original documents date from 1827 to 1888.

Dates: 1827-1888

Bethiah Haywood Willis Kingston poem

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5872
Scope and Contents "The Happy Child," manuscript verse bearing on the first leaf the name "Bethiah Hayward Willis Kingston," [Ulster County, New York?]. No date; early 1800s. Crudely-composed verse in a nice hand. Children sin after meeting the Devil who pays them money to deny the existence of heaven and hell. A virtuous little girl who warns them of this deceit is accosted by the devil in the churchyard. She casts him away in the name of Jesus and a comforting angel tells her she is not long for this...
Dates: 1800

Mormon Battalion

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2224
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poem commemorating the activities of the Mormon Battalion in service of the United States during the war with Mexico (1845-1848). The item was written in ink. "By John Hancock who went in the Battalion in 1847" has been penciled in at the bottom of the item in another hand. No John Hancock is listed among members of the battalion.

Dates: approximately 1860

Poems on life in a metaphysical sense

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2090
Scope and Contents

Handwritten document containing a collection of poems by an unknown author which deal mainly with metaphysical questions of life.

Dates: circa 1900

William Minshall Evans papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 803
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems and songs. Also included is a biography of Evans written by his granddaughter, Grace McLachlan Foxley, in 1940. The dating of the songs and poems is uncertain. At least one was written when Evans was on his mission in Liverpool, England.

Dates: 1870-1940


 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 372
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems dedicated to Mrs. Eliza Touchet. Ainsworth made twenty-one monor revisions and corrections in the texts of these items and supplied a line omitted by a copyist in the poem titled "To Eliza."

Dates: 1823

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