George Reynolds letter

George Reynolds letter

Dates: 1891 February 10

Letter of George Reynolds, as Secretary of First Presidency, to Elder Alfred W. Millgate, Clerk of the High Council, Weber Stake, conveying approval for the ordination of John M. Brown as an Elder. Dated 10 February 1891, written on Church letterhead.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Reynolds, George, 1842-1909
  • Call Number: MSS 4000
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: MSS 4000; George Reynolds letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4000, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was in the possession of Lyndon Cook before it was purchased from him by the Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections in 2001.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Lyndon Cook; 2001.
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These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.
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Reynolds, George, 1842-1909--Correspondence; Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; Weber (Utah)
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Reynolds (George) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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Biographical/Historical note

George Reynolds was tried and convicted of polygamy before the Supreme Court in 1878, for which he served a two year jail sentence.

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