Hancock County (Ill.) summonses

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Hancock County (Ill.) summonses

Dates: 1841-1847

Handwritten and printed summonses for Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, and John C. Bennett, and apostle in the Mormon Church. Also included is a receipt from Emma Hale Smith, first wife of Joseph Smith, made out to Thomas Sharp.

  • Extent: 3 items (6 p.)
  • Creator: Hancock County (Ill.). Circuit Court
  • Call Number: MSS SC 759
  • 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 Hancock County (Ill.) summonses 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 759; Hancock County (Ill.) summonses; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 759, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Bennett, John Cook, 1804-1867; Sharp, Thomas, b. 1818; Smith, Emma Hale; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Civil Procedure and Courts; Mormon Church--Apostles--History--Sources; Mormon Church--Presidents--History--Sources; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Receipts (Acknowledgments); Summonses
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Hancock County (Ill.) summonses
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
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Administrative History

County in Illinois.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts