Adoption record from Manti Temple

Adoption record from Manti Temple

Dates: 1901

Handwritten temple record. The item verifies that four women were adopted by proxy as daughters of the Mormon Apostle, Daniel H. Wells, and his wife, Eliza Wells. The four women were from the Lee family and died between 1847 and 1859.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)
  • Creator: Manti Temple (Manti, Utah)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1937
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Adoption record from the Manti Temple must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1937; Adoption record from Manti Temple; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1937, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Lillywhite in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Lillywhite; 1981.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles; Lee family; Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Temple work (Mormon Church)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Adoption record from Manti Temple
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:03-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon temple in Manti, Utah.

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