Isaac H. Bishop letter

Isaac H. Bishop letter

Dates: 1849

Photocopy of a handwritten letter and a typescript of the item. The letter is addressed to "Dear Brother and Sister" and dated 3 May 1849. Bishop writes about family matters and quotes from the second book of Esdras dealing with the end of the world.

  • Extent: 2 items (5 p.)
  • Creator: Bishop, Isaac H.
  • Call Number: MSS 116
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter 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 116; Letter; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 116, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Christ (Brewsterites)--Doctrines--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; End of the world; Ex-church members--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Bible. O.T. Apocrypha. Esdras, 2nd
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bishop (Isaac H.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-11T13:59-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon apostate in Illinois. Bishop was a member of the Church of Christ (Brewsterites) when this letter was written.

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