Joseph Smith letter

Joseph Smith letter

Dates: 1844

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter, dated 20 June 1844, and addressed to John Tyler, president of the United States. Smith asks Tyler for protection.

  • Extent: 1 item (1 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. -- Tyler, John, 1790-1862
  • Call Number: MSS SC 742
  • 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 Joseph Smith letter 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 742; Joseph Smith letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 742, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Richard Francom in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Richard Francom; 1978.
Subject Terms
Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844--Correspondence; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Letters
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_MSSSC742
Finding Aid Title
Smith (Joseph) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

First president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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