Letter from a Mormon mother

Letter from a Mormon mother

Dates: 1850

Handwritten letter by an unknown Mormon mother to her son, in which she tells of hardships endured and of her strong faith in the Lord. She describes the family's problems in England, and asks him to help financially so that they might join him in Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folded sheet (4 pages); 20 x 25 cm folded to 20 x 13 cm
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1605
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter from a Mormon mother must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Note
Holograph.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1605; Letter from a Mormon mother; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1605, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; England--Emigration and immigration; Material Types; Mormons--England--Correspondence; Utah--Emigration and immigration; Women in the Mormon Church
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1605
Finding Aid Title
Letter from a Mormon mother
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-04-16T12:19-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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