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Predictions made by President Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 231
Scope and Contents Typewritten and notarized affidavits. The materials purport that the second president of the Mormon Church, Brigham Young (1801-1877), visited Provo, Utah, on numerous occasions and predicted that there would be a Mormon temple built on a bench of land northeast of the town. He also predicted that a railroad line would go west from Ogden, Utah, across the Great Salt Lake. These items are stories handed down by word of mouth through family members in Provo, Utah.
Dates: 1943-1952

Joseph Smith affidavit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1021
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed statement. Smith stated that he was "elected Sole Trustee" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for life. The item was notarized in Nauvoo, Illinois, for Hancock County.
Dates: 1841