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John Adams letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 733
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter. Adams states that a Mr. Young "from Mendon" has been hired to do some work for him. It is unclear if the John Adams in the letter is the same John Adams (1786-1856) who wrote a legal history of New York State. The "Mr. Young" may have been Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. The date of the item is also uncertain.
Dates: approximately 1830

Joseph Smith, Jr. agreement with Martin Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 929
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed agreement dated 16 Jan. 1830 in Manchester, New York. Smith authorizes Martin Harris to sell copies of the Book of Mormon. The item was witnessed by Oliver Cowdery.
Dates: 1830 January 16

Hyrum L. Andrus book drafts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 553
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. One of the drafts is for Andrus' book "Doctrinal Commentary on the Pearl of Great Price" which was first published in 1960. The other draft is of his book "Joseph Smith: The Man and the Seer" which was first published in 1967. Andrus comments on the Mormon scripture, the Pearl of Great Price, and writes a biography of Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Dates: 1960-1967

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

Biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1592
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.
Dates: 1844-1976

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

Brigham Young letter to Rufus C. Allen

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 578
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 1 March 1857 and addressed to Refus C. Allen. Young writes about protection against the Indians, presenting a good example for the Indians, and gives his approval for a school for Indian children.
Dates: 1857

Brigham Young sermon

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 2563
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten sermon delivered by by Brigham Young at the Bowery in Salt Lake City, Utah on 21 April 1850. Young talks about the Mormon beliefs relating to the means of salvation and how it is attained.
Dates: 1850 April 21

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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 94
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 31
Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 9
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Salt Lake Temple 5
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency 4
McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970 4
Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951 4
Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901 4
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 3
Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 3
Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844 3
Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924 3
Cannon, Donald Q., 1936- 2
Conover, William H. 2
Council of the Twelve Apostles (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 2
Cowdery, Oliver 2
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 2
Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985 2
Law, Wilson 2
Lee, Harold B., 1899-1973 2
Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893 2
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 2
McAllister, John Daniel Thompson, 1827-1910 2
Price, William E., active 1871 2
Salt Lake Theatre 2
Smith family 2
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 2
Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
Adams, James, 1783-1843 1
Adams, John, 1786-1856 1
Allen, Rufus C., 1827- 1
Anderson, William J. 1
Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 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
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Brigham Young Academy 1
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Canfield, Rose (Rosalthe), 1841-1931 1
Cannon, Oa J. 1
Carlin, Thomas, 1789-1852 1
Chetlain, Annie M. 1
Chetlain, Augustus L. (Augustus Louis), 1824-1914 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) 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
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Goffe, Theodore A. 1
Great Western Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company 1
Greene, B. B. 1
Greene, John P. (John Portineus), 1793-1844 1
Hale, Jesse 1
Hamilton, William R. 1
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