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Latter Day Saints -- Persecutions -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mason Brayman autographed document

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227636898]
Identifier: MSS 3966
Scope and Contents

Autograph document signed and also signed in the text; a monograph legal plea, as attorney for one John C. Lloyd charged by one Thomas Clements. Sangamon County, Illinois.

Dates: circa 1843-1846

Eliza Ann Beebe Cheney letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325463]
Identifier: MSS SC 2638
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a letter written in January 1848 and addressed to "Dear Parents, Brothers & Sisters." The item was written in Winter Quarters, Nebraska. Cheney writes about the persecutions suffered by the Mormons and other aspects of the Mormon faith.

Dates: 1848 January

Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography and photographs

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306554]
Identifier: MSS SC 888
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a typescript autobiography of Tamma Durfee Miner titled "'A Memorial' Written by Tamma Durfee Miner March 13, 1881, in Springville, Utah." Her autobiography tells of her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831, the early persecution of the Church and her family, migration to the Salt Lake Valley from Iowa, and settling in Springville, Utah. The collection also contains a sheet of handwritten genealogy about Miner and two black-and white...
Dates: approximately 1870-1881; Other: 1977-2013

Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiographical writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2198
Scope and Contents Includes three reminiscent accounts written in 1880, 1885, and 1895, reflecting on her early life in New York state; marriage to Moses Tracy, 1832; conversion to Mormonism, 1834; occasional interactions with Joseph Smith Jr.; and experiences with her husband in New York, 1844. Also includes information on her activities in Kirtland, Ohio; Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Winter Quarters, Nebraska; and Ogden, Utah. She also comments on her emigration to Utah,...
Dates: 1880-1899

Nancy Alexander Tracy autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306851]
Identifier: MSS SC 918
Scope and Contents

Typescript of autobiography. Nancy was born in New York and raised by her grandparents. She married Moses Tracy in 1832 and joined the Mormon Church in 1834. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; "Winter Quarters"; and Ogden, Utah. She witnessed and experienced some of the persecutions of Mormons in Missouri and Illinois. She went with her husband on a mission to New York and was a member of the Mormon Relief Society in Nauvoo. She covers her life until 1860.

Dates: 1885

Alfred D. Young letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227606545]
Identifier: MSS 3871
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter by Alfred D. Young addressed to President James K. Polk from 1845. In the letter Young describes the difficulties of the Mormon people.

Dates: 1845