Samuel Driggs testament

Samuel Driggs testament

Dates: 1854 January 16

Testament includes information about the conversion of Samuel Driggs to the Latter-day Saint Church and his immigration and contributions to the settlement of Davis County, Utah, and his last requests to family and friends as witnessed at this request by Allen Taylor, John Bear, and John Ellison.

  • Extent: 1 item (5 p.) (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Driggs, Samuel, 1820-1854
  • Call Number: MSS SC 691
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Samuel Driggs testament 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 691; Samuel Driggs testament; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 691, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Samuel R. Driggs and LaRee A. Hall Driggs in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Samuel R. Driggs and LaRee A. Hull Driggs; 1976.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Davis County (Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon converts--Utah--History--Sources; Mormon pioneers--Utah--History; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Photocopies; Wills
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Driggs (Samuel) testament
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:06-0700
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Biographical History

Samuel Driggs (1820-1854) was a Mormon pioneer and early settler of Davis County, Utah.

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