Robert Filmore letter

Robert Filmore letter

Dates: 1844

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 6 July 1844, and composed in Warren County, Illinois. Filmore writes to "dear children" and tells them about the murder of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and his brother Hyrum. He also speaks about the Mormon temple in Nauvoo, Illinois.

  • Extent: 1 item (3 p.)
  • Creator: Filmore, Robert
  • Call Number: MSS 1339
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 1339; Letter; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1339, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Nauvoo Temple (Nauvoo, Ill. : 1841-1850)--History--Sources; Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1339
Finding Aid Title
Filmore (Robert) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-23T13:12-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Resident of Warren County, Illinois.



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