Reuben Miller letter

Reuben Miller letter

Dates: 1848 November 16

Photocopy of a handwritten and initialed letter addressed to Henry Sabey of Mt. Knickerbocker, Illinois, and dated 16 Nov. 1848. Miller writes concerning conditions of the Mormons at Council Bluffs, Iowa, what they have heard about the Salt Lake Valley of Utah, and describes the baptism of Oliver Cowdery, an early leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who had been cut off years earlier.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 4 p.
  • Creator: Miller, Reuben, 1811-1882
  • Call Number: MSS 672
  • 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 672; Reuben Miller letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 672, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Cowdery, Oliver; Miller, Reuben, 1811-1882--Correspondence; Sabey, Henry; Council Bluffs (Iowa)--History; Material Types; Mormons--Iowa--Council Bluffs--History
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Miller (Reuben) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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Mormon pioneer.

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