Joseph Young seventies' license

Joseph Young seventies' license

Dates: 1859

Typewritten copy of a Seventies' License. This license gave John V. Smith the authority to preach and to officiate in ordinances of the Mormon Church.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Young, Joseph, 1797-1881
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1900
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph Young seventies' license must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 1900; Joseph Young seventies' license; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1900, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Smith, John V.; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church); Mormons--Utah--History; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Young (Joseph) seventies' license
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:14-0700
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Biographical History

Member of the seven Presidents of the Seventies (1835-1881) for the Mormon Church and brother of the Mormon Prophet Brigham Young.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts