Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles

Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles

Dates: 1844 March

Handwritten, unsigned declaration stating that Joseph Smith, Jr. gave the Council the keys and powers he held and the responsibility of leading the Latter-day Saint Church.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 457
  • 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.
Technical Requirements
Photocopy.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles 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 457; Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 457, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1975.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Illinois--History--19th century; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
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_MSSSC457
Finding Aid Title
Declaration of the Council of the Twelve Apostles
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:32-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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