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Letters

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

James G. Bleak diaries and letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1691
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bleak's diaries cover the years 1864, 1869-1895 with a gap for parts of 1885 and for 1886. Bleak writes about his daily activities in St. George and in Santa Clara, Utah, about his activities while serving on the Southern Indian Mission, about his callings for the Mormon Church, and about his relationships with various leaders of the Mormon Church including Brigham Young (1801-1877), Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886), Erastus Snow (1818-1886), and...
Dates: 1829-1918

William Horne Dame certificates and letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340405]
Identifier: MSS 110
Overview The folder contains microfilmed copies of a certificate of membership in the Utah territorial legislature, a certificate verifying that Dame was an elder in the Mormon Church, and a letter, dated 12 August 1858, of an "investigating committee" of prominent Mormons (including the apostle, George Albert Smith) stating that complaints against Dame were without foundation. The nature of these complaints was not stated.
Dates: 1856-1858

First Presidency circular

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230340256]
Identifier: MSS 101
Overview The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.
Dates: 1874

Jacob Gates papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239236166]
Identifier: MSS 8904
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials pertaining to a lawsuit regarding Jacob Gates's father, Thomas', previously-owned property in Salt Lake City, Utah. It includes letters between George A. Smith, a representative of the Mormon Church and Jacob Gates. The correspondence describes the dispute surrounding the Church's attempt to purchase Thomas Gates's property without the permission of the Gates family. Much of the content is a description of property laws and a progression of the law suit regarding...
Dates: 1872

George A. Smith letter to John Smith, 1864 January 28

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232548872], Folder: 31
Identifier: Vault MSS 803 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Letter from George A. Smith to John Smith while the latter was serving a mission in Denmark. Regarding events in Utah in John's absence. Dated January 28, 1864.
Dates: 1864 January 28

Ansil Perse Harmon letter of introduction

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284949]
Identifier: Vault MSS 122
Scope and Contents Printed and signed letter of introduction for Ansil P. Harmon who was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1874

John L. Smith journals, 1846-1895

 Series
Identifier: MSS 680 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes journals and photocopies of journals created by John L. Smith, from 1846 to 1895. Journals discuss early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, personal history, and the missionary service of John L. Smith in Switzerland, Italy, and England. Also includes letters and photocopies of letters.
Dates: 1846-1895

John L. Smith personal papers, church papers, and published articles, 1792-1950

 Series
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains blessings, legal documents, articles, letters, and other family papers, dated 1792 to 1950.
Dates: 1792-1950

Salisbury family correspondence, 1850-1979

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3078 Series 1
Scope and Contents Series contains correspondence of the Salisbury family, dating from 1850 to 1979. Includes correspondence from Katharine Smith Salisbury, Don Carlos Salisbury and family, George Albert Smith and family, and others. Don Carlos Salisbury includes 32 letters about his service during the Civul War.
Dates: 1850-1979

Augusta Bowen Cleveland Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1833
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, patriarchal blessings, poems, songs, and miscellaneous items. The bulk of the collection are letters between Smith and family members. The materials relate to family matters. Also included are letters from the Mormon apostle, George Albert Smith, to John L.Smith that deal with George's Mormon Church-related activities.
Dates: 1811-1957