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Church and state -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305275]
Identifier: MSS SC 785
Scope and Contents Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful settlement...
Dates: 1871-1874

Charles Shuster Zane autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230232909]
Identifier: MSS 707
Scope and Contents Mimeographed copy of a typewritten autobiography. Zane writes about his early life as a student and as a lawyer in Springfield, Illinois. He tells about his personal acquaintance with Abraham Lincoln and about hearing Lincoln give formal speeches on several occasions. Zane was appointed a federal judge in 1884 for the territory of Utah and writes about presiding over a number of important cases relating to polygamy in Utah. He later practiced law in Utah.
Dates: 1899

The globe

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237817]
Identifier: MSS SC 735
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed statement dated 15 April 1844. Smith outlines his views on many political issues in the United States.
Dates: 1844

Joseph Hawkins papers

 Collection — Folder 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 724
Scope and Contents Six items relating to Joseph Hawkins' role in the Mormon War in Missouri. Includes original handwritten and signed letters from Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs, Adjutant General B. M. Lisle, and Brigadier General Green White, which contain military orders to Hawkins. Also includes a printed general order (original was removed to print collection) by Lilburn W. Boggs and B. M. Lisle; and, a newspaper article on Joseph Hawkins from a 1924 Missouri newspaper.
Dates: 1838-1924; Majority of material found within 1838-1839

William T. Sherman letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7713
Scope and Contents The William T. Sherman letter is addressed to Francis Amasa Walker and is dated August 20, 1874. At the time of the writing, Sherman was the Commander-in-Chief of the US Army. Sherman expresses his views on the topic of a book, and adds comments on the Mormon problem-suggesting that both Mormons and Indians must be assimilated into American society to survive the consequences of the westward movement.
Dates: 1874 August 20