Mary A. Barns letter

Mary A. Barns letter

Dates: 1844 December 28

Handwritten and signed letter by Mary Barnes, dated 28 December 1844 and addressed to Mary Russell in Ray County, Missouri. Barnes suggests to Russell that she return to Canada and reject the Mormon Faith and no longer endure hardships due to her husband's death.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.
  • Creator: Barnes, Mary (Mary A.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1314
  • 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1314; Mary A. Barns letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1314, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Peter Crawley in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Peter Crawley; 1986.
Subject Terms
Barnes, Mary (Mary A.); Russell, Mary; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormons--Missouri--Ray County; Mormons--Persecutions--History; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Barns (Mary A.) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:19-0600
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Biographical History

Aunt to Mary Russell who was a member of the Mormon Church in Missouri.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts