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Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Hancock County -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cyril Call papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 774
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal transactions; a tax receipt; an inventory of property; a notice of a scheduled Hancock County, Illinois, court hearing; a judge's decision on a bill of divorce; and a personal letter.

Dates: 1816-1858

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1247
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten legal documents. The collection includes petitions, contracts, appeals, court orders, and summonses involving members of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1838-1846

Minor R. Deming letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325752]
Identifier: MSS SC 2707
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 17 July 1845 and addressed to "Gen. Ewing." Deming admits that the hope of expelling the Mormons from Hancock County had been abandoned and indicates that he had been accused of the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith.

Dates: 1845 July 17

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal document

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335843]
Identifier: MSS 1259
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and printed legal document specifying that Davis Amos, Lewis Robison, and Robert D. Foster are legally obligated to pay some money.

Dates: 1842

Hancock County, Illinois summons for Parley P. Pratt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237759]
Identifier: MSS SC 744
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed summons requiring that Parley P. Pratt come to court to answere charges.

Dates: 1845

Thomas Holt letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342328]
Identifier: MSS 801
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 29 Sept. 1844 and addressed to "Dear Brother." Holt writes about his negative feelings and impressions of the Mormons in the area.

Dates: 1844 September 29

Hiram S. Kimball promissory note

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320712]
Identifier: MSS SC 2251
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed promissory note. It was signed by Hiram Kimball. Kimball agreed to pay $545.52 to Hancock County, Illinois.

Dates: 1845; 1878-1903