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James R. Clark manuscript drafts and book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1599
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typed and printed official statements of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church between the years 1935 and 1951 as well as a book entitled "Statements of the First Presidency" volume 6. This item was published in 1975 and compiled and autographed by James R. Clark. The statements relate to the church members and hierarchy dealing with Mormon doctrine and theology as well as Mormon Church policy and procedure. The majority of the statements were made between the years 1939...
Dates: 1935-1951

Heber J. Grant letter to Miriam Taylor

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 589
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated September 24, 1920 and addressed to Miss Miriam Taylor of Provo, Utah. The letter informs Miss Taylor that she has been "selected as a missionary to labor in New Zealand" for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is expected to leave in November of 1920.
Dates: 1920 September 24

William Dydamous Johnson letters to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 203
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters, dated 29 Oct. 1875 and 16 Feb. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Johnson asks for help in his personal finances and also writes about funds for the Deseret Museum.
Dates: 1875-1876

Brigham Young letters to Brigham Morris Young

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 560
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Young's son, Brigham Morris Young (1854-1931), while serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii. Brigham Young writes about the Church's activities in Utah including the progress on the St. George Temple, Young's inspiration to start the United Order, his trip to St. George, Utah, and numerous conferences and meetings.
Dates: 1873-1874

Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 316
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, composed in La Porte, Indiana, dated November 7, 1841, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Martin writes to introduce himself, tells of his efforts to preach the Mormon faith, and asks for a blessing.
Dates: 1841 November 7

William J. Player letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 167
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated April 11, 1875, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Player writes to resign his position as the foreman of the Trustee in Trust Blacksmith Shop.
Dates: 1875 April 11

William E. Price letter to Brigham Young

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 101
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated March 3, 1871, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The item is a letter of introduction for James Cropper. Price also mentions that other men send their regards.
Dates: 1871 March 3

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter from...
Dates: 1837-1892

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.
Dates: 1838-1913

Brigham Young letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 703
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of a letter dated April 10, 1861 and addressed to Thomas Callister of Fillmore, Utah. Young appoints Callister as bishop of the Fillmore Ward and gives him instruction and advice.
Dates: 1861 April 10

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