Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence

Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence

Dates: 1870

Photocopy of a handwritten reminiscence. Margetts writes about her life in Carthage and Nauvoo, Illinois. She describes the events surrounding the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. She also mentions events in Nauvoo, Illinois, when the Mormons were ejected from that town. She also witnessed the "miracle of the quales." The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.)
  • Creator: Margetts, Eliza Clayton
  • Call Number: MSS 1105
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1105; Eliza Clayton Margetts reminiscence; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1105, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Margetts, Eliza Clayton; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Carthage (Ill.)--History; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon women--Illinois--Carthage--History; Mormons--Illinois--Carthage--History--Sources; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History
Genre / Form
Reminiscences
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1105
Finding Aid Title
Margetts (Eliza Clayton) reminiscence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:08-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon woman.



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