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Arrest warrant

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 402
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed arrest warrant, dated 6 Dec. 1842, and written in Nauvoo, Illinois. As mayor, Smith signs a warrant ordering the marshall of Nauvoo to arrest Amos Davis who had been accused of assault by William C. Walker. On the reverse is a statement saying that Davis was brought before a city court.
Dates: 1842

Simeon Atwood letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 191
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Jan. 1863, and addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Atwood expresses the need for seed and equipment until after the harvest.
Dates: 1863 January 17

John M. Bernhisel letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 8
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Aug. 1841, composed in New York, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Dates: 1841 August 18

Joseph Smith, Jr. bonds

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 771
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and signed bonds. Three of the items are signed by Smith, date form 1839 and 1841, and relate to purchases of property in Nauvoo, Illinois. The fourth item is dated 27 Sept. 1845 and deals with Nathaniel Whiting transferring property.
Dates: 1839-1845

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

Thomas Carlin certificate for Joseph Smith

 Item
Identifier: Vault MSS 411
Scope and Contents Printed and handwritten certificate, dated 13 June 1842, and signed by Carlin. The item affirms that Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church, is elected mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois. On the reverse of the manuscript is found a handwritten copy of the oath of office for mayor which is signed by Joseph Smith.
Dates: 1842 June 13

Reuben McBride certificate

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 120
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate, dated 28 Jan. 1870, and verifying that Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, owns two lots of property in Fillmore, Utah.
Dates: 1870 January 28

Augustus L. Chetlain letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 160
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.
Dates: 1867

Church business card

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 63
Overview The folder contains a printed and signed business card from 1884. The item authorizes the transmission of messages relating to the business of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by John Taylor, third president of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1884

The Church Under Brigham Young, 1844-1847

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 816
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while Brigham Young served as its president. Margarett Young writes about Brigham Young's leadership and his impact on the faith. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1880

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 72
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 24
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 19
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 6
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 6
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Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 5
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
Salt Lake Temple 4
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Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 3
Conover, William H. 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 2
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Salt Lake Theatre 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Atwood, Simeon 1
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 1
Baldwin, Caleb, 1791-1849 1
Benson, Ezra Taft 1
Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881 1
Bigler, Alice 1
Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907 1
Birch, Joseph, 1823-1909 1
Boone County (Mo.). Court 1
Brigham Young Academy 1
Brigham Young University 1
Brigham Young University. Board of Trustees 1
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Burton, James 1
Callister, Thomas 1
Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 1
Carlin, Thomas, 1789-1852 1
Chetlain, Annie M. 1
Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nineteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah) 1
Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 1871-1961 1
Clark, James R. (James Ratcliffe), 1910-1995 1
Clawson, H. B. (Hiram B.) 1
Clayton, William, 1814-1879 1
Conk, John T. 1
Cook, Phineas Wolcott, 1819-1900 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Corey, J. W. 1
Cosman, William Foster 1
Cottam, Thomas P. 1
Cox, Martha Cragun, 1852-1932 1
Cropper, James, 1823-1900 1
Cummings, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1855-1918 1
Curtis, Margaret 1
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Davis, Amos, Jr., 1811-1877 1
Deseret Manufacturing Company 1
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Dixon, Henry Aldous, 1835-1884 1
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Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
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Egan, Howard, 1815-1878 1
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Follet, King 1
Forsgren, John Erik 1
Foster, Charles Ambrose 1
Frodsham, Amelia M 1
Goffe, Theodore A. 1
Great Western Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company 1
Greene, B. B. 1
Hale, Jesse 1
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 1
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Hart, James H., 1825-1906 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Illinois. Circuit Court (Hancock Co.) 1
Iodo-Magnesian Spring Company 1
Jesus Christ 1
Johnson, William Dydamous, 1833-1910 1
Jones, Dan, 1810-1862 1
Kesler, Frederick, 1816-1899 1
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Kinder, Ben 1
Kingsbury, J. T. 1
Kinkead, J. H. 1
Lamborn, Joseph 1
Lanyon, Charles 1
Larsen, Christen 1
Larsen, Jens 1
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