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Patriarch John Smith papers

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Patriarch John Smith papers (Vault MSS 803). The collection contains papers related to Smith’s mission to Denmark, life in Utah with family, and his position as Presiding Patriarch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1855 …

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John T. Dorcheus memoirs

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: John T. Dorcheus memoirs (MSS SC 1879).┬áThis handwritten autobiography written in 1911 details Dorcheus’ life in Gunnison, Utah and later in Ashton, Idaho, and his participation in the “Utah Black Hawk War.” Also included are typed copies of blessings …

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Priddy Meeks correspondence

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Priddy Meeks correspondence (MSS SC 2171). This collection contains forty-two documents, including handwritten correspondence and patriarchal blessings of family members. Most of the items were written in Parowan and in Orderville, Utah and relate to family matters. Priddy Meeks …

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Thomas English Daniels journal, 1854-1879

On this day in 1850, Elizabeth Salthouse Daniels, a widow from England, entered the settlement of Peteetneet Town, later to be known as Payson, Utah, with many of her children. The first families in the settlement–the Pace, Stewart, and Searle families, had only arrive roughly eight weeks prior in October 1850, making the Daniels family …

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