Sidney Rigdon letters

Sidney Rigdon letters

Dates: 1841-1844

Photocopies of handwritten letters. One of which is addressed to John C. Bennett, Mormon Apostle and mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, in which Rigdon announces his resignation as a city coucilman. Rigdon also writes to the state legislature of Pennsylvania seeking redress for the persectutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.) : 17 p.
  • Creator: Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876
  • Call Number: MSS 471
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters 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 471; Sidney Rigdon letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 471, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Bennett, John Cook, 1804-1867; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876--Correspondence; Religion; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Mormons--Missouri--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Rigdon (Sidney) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-06-01T04:22-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

LDS Church leader.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts