Wesley Perkins letters

Wesley Perkins letters

Dates: 1832

Encapsulated letter with photocopy and typescript: Perkins was a resident of Lorain County, Ohio. Collection includes an ALS from Amherst, Ohio to Jacob Perkins, Orwell, Rutland County, Vermont. Mentions Mormon missionary efforts in the area and anti-Mormon activities of Ezra Booth. Also mentions missionary efforts of Jared Carter, whom Perkins knew in his home area of Rutland County.

  • Extent: 3 items
  • Creator: Perkins, Wesley
  • Call Number: MSS SC 637
  • 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Wesley Perkins letters 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 637; Wesley Perkins letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 637, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Jenkins Book Company, Austin, Texas, 1975.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Jenkins Book Company, Austin, Texas; 1975.
Subject Terms
Booth, Ezra, 1792-; Carter, Jared, 1801-1849; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Ohio; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Perkins (Wesley) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:34-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts