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W. H. Hooper letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 885
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written March 21, 1861 at the Kirkwood Hotel in Washington, D.C. and addressed to Col. Thomas W. Ellerbeck in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hooper writes about the possibility of sending arms to Utah and of arming immigrants coming to Utah.
Dates: 1861 March 21

Brigham Young letters to Harriet Elizabeth Cook Campbell Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 576
Scope and Contents Photographs of handwritten letters addressed to "Hariot Cook," "my dear wife." The items were written when Young was in Iowa moving west as leader of the Mormons. Young urges Cook, who was still in Nauvoo, Illinois, to join him in Iowa.
Dates: 1846

Daniel MacKintosh letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2475
Scope and Contents Handwritted and signed letter dated 5 April 1854. The item was addressed to "the acting secretary of the P.E. Company." MacKintosh presents summaries of financial transactions conducted by the company. The company was designed to provide financial support for Mormons emigrating to Utah.
Dates: 1854 April 5

Karl G. Maeser letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3930
Abstract A letter from Karl G. Maeser to Elder Edward Collard, 1859.
Dates: 1859

Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 843
Overview This collection contains correspondence, reports, documents, and passenger lists of ships of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company. The first folder contains an index of the collection.
Dates: 1853-1880

Orson Pratt papers and postcard

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 716
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter to Nelson Pratt concerning the immigration of the Mormon pioneers to Ohio and Utah and the welfare of the Parley and Orson Pratt families. Also includes a handwritten postcard from Milando Pratt to Nelson Pratt concerning the death of Orson Pratt.
Dates: 1861, 1881

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

Elijah Spray diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 711
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. There are not entries for 1874. Spray describes his life in Morley, Yorkshire, England. He migrated to Utah in 1878. Also included are letters, genealogies, and notes.
Dates: 1873-1878

Sidney Tanner letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1269
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated April 13, 1847. Also included is a typescript of the item. Tanner writes to his "Father and Mother, Brothers & Sisters" to tell them about the moves he has been forced to make because of the persucutions of the Mormons and informs them about the deaths of family members.
Dates: 1847 April 13

John Van Cott papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1743
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, and a family history. The correspondence is between Van Cott and family members. Also included are handwritten and signed letters from Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church, to Van Cott. The diaries cover the time when Van Cott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1852 to 1856 and from 1859 to 1862. He was in Iowa City, Iowa, when the first handcart companies left for Utah.
Dates: 1838-1913

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