A prophecy by the prophet Joseph Smith

A prophecy by the prophet Joseph Smith

Dates: 1843 May 6

Handwritten prophecy concerning the future of the Latter-day Saint Church alleged to have been given by Joseph Smith, Jr. to Edwin Rushton and Theodore Turley. Also known as "The White Horse Prophecy."

  • Extent: 1 item (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Rushton, Edwin, 1824-1904
  • Call Number: MSS SC 463
  • 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.
Location of Originals
Original located at the LDS Church Historical Department, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Technical Requirements
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A prophecy by the Prophet Joseph Smith 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 463; A prophecy by the Prophet Joseph Smith; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 463, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Turley, Theodore, 1800-1871; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Eschatology
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Prophecy by the prophet Joseph Smith
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T16:29-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts