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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

John Taylor patriarchal blessings

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 159
Scope and Contents Handwritten father's blessings given by John Taylor to four of his children. Taylor assures them that they can achieve salvation by obedience to the Mormon faith.
Dates: 1864-1882