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Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1385
Scope and Contents

Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.

Dates: 1846

Robert Lang Campbell journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 496
Scope and Contents note The collection contains Campbell's original handwritten journal where he describes his missionary experiences in Scotland; emigration to Nauvoo, Illinois; experiences traveling to Utah as a Mormon pioneer; and duties as a Mormon Church leader. Dated 1843-1848. Campbell also added to the end of his journal handwritten transcriptions of his missionary certificate, his appointment to the Glasgow Conference, and a letter to the Church in Wales from Franklin D. Richards. Dated...
Dates: approximately 1843-1941; Majority of material found within 1843-1850

The handcart companies of 1856 and Arza Erastus Hinkley

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1770
Scope and Contents

Softbound typescript of an account of the rescue of the Martin Handcart Company, taken from journals and oral family histories.

Dates: 1980

Emma James Johnson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 323
Scope and Contents Handwritten autobiography with a typescript of the item. The history includes comments by John's daughter, Laletas Dixon. As a young woman Emma James migrated to Utah with the ill-fated Willie Handcart company. Emma describes how the decision was made to travel to Utah late in the season and gives many details on the nature of the journey and the tragedy which followed. She tells about the starvation, cold, hardships faced by her family, and the death of her father, William James...
Dates: 1900

David Moore minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1302
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed minutes dated 2 July 1849. The document is of a meeting of the "Company of Saints," and discusses company appointments.

Dates: 1849

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1597
Abstract

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

George Albert Smith minutes

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 722
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed minutes dated 24 June 1849. The document is of a meeting of the Company of "Saints" en-route to Salt Lake City, and discusses company appointments.

Dates: 1849 June 24