Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith

Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith

Dates: 1841 November 7

Handwritten and signed letter, composed in La Porte, Indiana, dated November 7, 1841, and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church. Martin writes to introduce himself, tells of his efforts to preach the Mormon faith, and asks for a blessing.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Martin, Moses, 1812-1900
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 316
  • 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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Initial citation: Vault MSS 316; Moses Martin letter to Joseph Smith; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 316, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Indiana--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Indiana--History; Mormons--Correspondence; Mormon Church--Presidents; Martin, Moses, 1812-1900; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Indiana
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Martin (Moses) letter to Joseph Smith
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Leslie Evens
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-02-02 15:00:11 -0700.
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Moses Martin was a Mormon in Indiana.

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