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Martha Laurence letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 529
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter in pencil. The item was addressed to Martha's uncle, Harison Laurence, of Selma, Illinois, and was postmarked March 28 of an unspecified year. Martha writes about her trip by train to Utah. She gives her impression of seeing Mormon polygamists in a town six miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1875

Mary E. Lightner papers

 Collection — Folder: 8
Identifier: Vault MSS 363
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to the life of Mary E. Lightner. Includes handwritten originals and photocopies of correspondence including correspondence to Apostles in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and many prominent Mormon women while in Utah. Also included are personal histories, autobiographies, speeches, articles pertaining to her life while in Minersville, Utah, along with patriarchal blessings and a statement relating to her marriage to Joseph Smith. Dated...
Dates: 1865-1980

Andrew Love diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 474
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary with a typescript of the item. There are many gaps in the record. Love writes about his life in Clover Creek and in Nephi, Utah. He tells about troubles with the Ute Indians, his polygamous marriage, the Utah war, and his life in Nephi.

Dates: 1852-1880

Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1217
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept by Patridge. The item begins with a brief autobiography. Lyman writes about being sealed to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, her marriage to Amasa Lyman after Smith's death, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her migration to Utah, the excommunication of her husband from the Mormon Church, her life in Fillmore, Utah, and her efforts in favor of the Mormon practice of polygamy.

Dates: 1846-1885

Biographies of Peter Madsen

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 556
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biographies of Peter Madsen written by some of his descendants. Madsen was the bishop of the Lake View Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lake View, Utah, for thirty years. He migrated to Utah, was a prominent fisherman on Utah Lake, and went on missions for the Church to Hawaii and to Denmark.

Dates: approximately 1961

William Maughn pardon

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2561
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten presidential pardon signed by Benjamin Harrison. William Maughn, a Mormon polygamist, had been convicted of adultery and sentenced to two and a half years in prison. His case was reviewed, and the conviction was changed to unlawful cohabitation which carried a prison term of six months. Since Maughn had already served that amount of time, Harrison ordered him released.

Dates: 1889

Mary Jane McCleve Meeks biography

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1627
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the biography of Mary Jane McCleve Meeks written by Naomi A. Jensen. Mary Jane McCleve was born in Crawfordsburn, Ireland, in 1840. Mary Jane emigrated to Utah with her family at the age of 16. The family traveled with the S. Curling ship to Boston and crossed the plains with the Daniel D. McArthur Company. She married Dr. Priddy Meeks in 1856 and they had eleven children. She died at the age of 93 in 1933.

Dates: 1969 July 21

A memorial

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 326
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed family history and autobiography. Tanner writes about her family joining the Mormon Church, its migration to Nauvoo, Illinois, and its eventual arrival in Utah. She also mentions her marriage in a polygamous relationship and her life in Payson, Utah.

Dates: 1880

Clarance Merrill autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2754
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Merrill lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, as a young boy. He migrated to Utah in 1852 and lived in Provo, Salt Lake City, Bear Lake Valley, Cove Creek, and Fillmore, Utah. He also participated in the "Utah War" of 1857 to 1858.

Dates: 1908

Charles Monk letters and financial receipts

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 166
Scope and Contents

Letters written primarily from Spanish Fork, Utah, to relatives in St. Johns, Arizona. Monk describes farm life and relates the legal problems of Mormons practicing polygamy. One letter dated August 27, 1888 describes Monk's life in a Utah prison for polygamy.

Dates: 1885-1909

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 23
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Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 6
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 4
Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 3
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United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 3
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Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 2
Dalley, Julius Wolley 2
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 2
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 2
Higgins, Edward V., 1858- 2
Johnson, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1905 2
Keeler, Eliza Shelton 2
Keeler, James 2
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 2
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857 2
Richards, Franklin S. 2
Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 2
Solomon, William Henry, 1828-1913 2
Taylor, John, 1808-1887 2
United States. President (1889-1893 : Harrison) 2
Urie, John, 1835-1921 2
Whitaker, John Mills, 1863-1960 2
Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898 2
Woolley, Edwin Dilworth, Jr., 1846-1920 2
Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901 2
Angell, Truman O. (Truman Osborn), 1810-1887 1
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 1
Badger, Carlos Ashby, 1878-1939 1
Badger, Rose Jenkins, 1877-1937 1
Baker family 1
Ballard, Margaret McNeil, 1846-1918 1
Bedell, Lucian 1
Bennion, John E. 1
Bliss family 1
Bliss, Perrin 1
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 1
Brimhall, Flora Robertson 1
Brimhall, George H. (George Henry), 1853-1932 1
Brooklyn (Ship : 1834-1856) 1
Brownell, Melissa, 1830-1888 1
Butler, Susan Elizabeth Redd, 1880-1977 1
Butler, William, 1825-1905 1
Candland, David, 1819-1902 1
Cannon, Angus M. (Angus Munn) 1
Cannon, Johanna Christina Danielson 1
Cannon, John M. (John Mousley), 1865-1917 1
Cannon, Mina C. 1
Carter, William, 1821-1896 1
Cazier, David 1
Chamberlain, Thomas, 1854-1918 1
Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonites) 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy 1
Church of Zion 1
Clayton, Roberta Flake, 1877- 1
Cort, Arthur B. 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvira, 1848-1913 1
Cox, Cordelia Morley, 1823- 1
Critchlow, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Chamberlin), 1835-1924 1
Cropper, Thomas Waters 1
Crouch, Ebenezer 1
Day, Abraham, 1817-1900 1
Day, Eli Azariah 1
DeSpain, Henry 1
Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, 1834- 1
Field, Kate, 1838-1896 1
Forman, John 1
Forman, William 1
Grant, William, 1838-1916 1
Grether, Herman, 1856-1932 1
Hales, Brian C., 1957- 1
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 1
Hansen family 1
Hansen, Jens, 1837-1917 1
Harper, John Claiborne 1
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938 1
Hess, John W., 1824-1903 1
Holm, Carl Otto 1
Holm, Victorina 1
Hyde, William Alonzo 1
Idaho. Supreme Court 1
Jacob, Udney Hay, 1781-1860 1
Jacobs family 1
Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886 1
Jacobs, Henry Chariton, 1846-1915 1
Jacobs, Zebulon William, 1842-1914 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jensen, Alma L. 1
Jensen, Naomi Asay Anderson 1
Jensen, Ole Anderson 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Annie Carter 1
Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth Senior, 1866- 1
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 1
Jones, John Pidding, 1819-1890 1
Jorgensen, Mads, 1827-1905 1
Kelly, John J. 1
Kimball, Croxier, 1879-1966 1
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