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Willard Washington Beans papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2271
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a typewritten autobiography, a newspaper clipping, a Mormon Church blessing, and an essay. Also included are photocopies of handwritten letters received by Bean. These items include letters received from Mormon Church leaders Heber J. Grant and J. Golden Kimball. Bean was a missionary to the Southern States and lived in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1939.

Dates: 1893-1978

H. M. Comstock letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to A. J. Comstock and dated October 1835. H. M. Comstock writes about how logs may be cut up most effectively into lumber and presents tables on how this is best to be accomplished.

Dates: 1835 October

Emeline letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2451
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 24 July 1832 with "Dear Sister" on the top of the first page as a salutation. The item was addressed to Joseph Mason of Walpole, New Hampshire. Emeline informs her sister that she has just been baptized into a Protestant church about 50 miles west of Palmyra, New York and no longer fears death or hardship.

Dates: 1832 July 24

James E. Walker letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2437
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 24 Feb. 1836 and addressed to "Dear Mother" in New Hampshire. Walker writes about school, the weather, and about a local fire.

Dates: 1836 February 24

Royal West letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2448
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 12 July 1838 and addressed to Rev. Milton Badger of New York City. The letter was written in Walworth, New York. West writes about his congregation of some forty women and children and complains that he has no meeting house and inadequate funds. The item was postamarked in Palmyra, New York, a neighboring community.

Dates: 1838 July 12