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John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member...
Dates: 1792-1895

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  • Subject: Missions and Missionaries X
  • Subject: Diaries X
  • Subject: Mormon Church -- Missions -- Swiss, Italian, and German X
  • Names: Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 X