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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

Brigham Young and Willard Richards certificate of introduction

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 63
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed certificate including the official seal of the territory of Utah with a green ribbon attached. The item is written "to whom it may concern." It introduces the bearer as an acquaintance of Brigham Young. The manuscript was probably used for missionaries of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by both Young and Willard Richards, an apostle in the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1852

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