William Law diary
William Law diary
Typewritten copy of a diary. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 28 June 1844 when Law was in Nauvoo, Illinois. Law writes about his excommunication from the Mormon Church, a visit from Hyrum Smith (1800-1844), and the operation of the Nauvoo Expositor newspaper. He also and gives his opinion of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and comments on his death.
- Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.) : 14 p.
- Creator: Law, William, 1809-1892
- Call Number: MSS SC 2526
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- 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 William Law diary 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 2526; William Law diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2526, LTPSC.
- Subject Terms
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; City and Town Life; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Social Life and Customs
- Genre / Form
- Nauvoo Expositor--History
- Appraisal Information
- 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Law (William) diary
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- Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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- Biographical Info:
Mormon Church leader who served as second counselor in the first presidency of the Mormon Church under the first president of that faith, Joseph Smith (1805-1844).
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