Petitions placed before Congress

Petitions placed before Congress

Dates: 1840-1844

Photocopies of handwritten and printed petitions, affidavits, and published and unpublished accounts of the persecutions suffered by the Mormons in Missouri. The materials were an attempt to get redress for their grievences, especially relating to their expulsion from Missouri in 1839. The items were acquired from the National Archives and Record Service in Washington, D.C. Material pertaining to the Missouri persecutions of the Church, 1839. As found at the National Archives.

  • Extent: 3 folders
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. -- United States. National Archives and Records Service
  • Call Number: MSS 942 Series 2
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the National Archives material on the persecutions of the Church in Missouri must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Petitions placed before Congress; MSS 942; National Archives material on the persecutions of the Church in Missouri; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS942.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missouri--History; Religion; Mormons--Missouri--History; Mormons--Persecutions--Missouri--History--19th century
Genre / Form
Affidavits; Petitions; Photocopies
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS942
Finding Aid Title
National Archives material on the persecutions of the Church in Missouri
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Processed under the direction of the Curator of 20th & 21st Century Western & Mormon Americana
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-07T15:14-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu