Moore family patriarchal blessings

Moore family patriarchal blessings

Dates: 1844-1889

Three handwritten and signed patriarchal blessings of Moore family members David, Susan, and Sarah. Two blessings are dated 29 January 1844 at Nauvoo, Illinois and were signed by Hyrum Smith. The third is dated 26 January 1889 at Ogden, Utah.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.05 linear ft.) : 5 p.
  • Creator: Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1308
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Access to originals restricted; Photocopies open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1308; Moore family patriarchal blessings; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1308, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Moore family; Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844; Benediction--Mormonism; Home and Family; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church); Social Life and Customs
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Moore family patriarchal blessings
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:19-0600
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Biographical Note

American religious leader and first Patriarch to the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts