Francis Laidlaw correspondence and mementos

Francis Laidlaw correspondence and mementos

Dates: 1848-1891

Photocopies of handwritten correspondence. The letters include items to and from Jane Ferguson Graham dated from 1848 to 1853 in which Laidlaw explains the Mormon faith to the woman who would later become his wife. The Laidlaws migrated to Utah in 1854. The correspondence is also between Laidlaw and members of his family. Also included is a letter from William Adam Seegmiller to J. M. Harmon in Salt Lake City dated 1891. Seegmiller writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tahiti.

  • Extent: 5 folders (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Laidlaw, Francis. -- Laidlaw, Jane Ferguson Graham. -- Seegmiller, William Adam
  • Call Number: MSS 448
  • 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 448; Francis Laidlaw correspondence and mementos; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 448, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Laidlaw, Francis; Laidlaw, Jane Ferguson Graham; Material Types; Mormons--England--Correspondence
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Laidlaw (Francis) correspondence and mementos
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:22-0700
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English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts