Letter from James Blakeslee to Brigham Young, dated September 27, 1841

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Title Letter from James Blakeslee to Brigham Young, dated September 27, 1841
Alternative Title 0120_02_04
Creator Blakeslee, James
Contributor Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1841-09-27
Temporal Coverage September 27, 1841
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Utica (N.Y.); Nauvoo (Ill.)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Mormon missionaries--New York (State); Mormon Church--Missions--New York (State)
Description September 27, 1841 - Utica, New York, to Nauvoo, Illinois; Blakeslee, James, to Mr. B. Young, "Beloved Brother In the Kingdom and Patience of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, B. Young, and to All Whom It May Concern." Gives a report of his mission while laboring in different counties of New York. Assists those who are moving West. Preaching the gospel, he gives out handbills that state he will preach at the burial grounds. This he does standing on a tombstone. Preaches to a large congregation. Preaches later in a court house, baptizes twelve, instructs them in the gospel, and sells the Book of Mormon. There are now twenty-eight members of the church in this town. Tells of an encounter with a Methodist priest and an abolitionist while he was preaching about the difference in the priesthood as spoken in the Book of Mormon and Has converted many and is sending money for subscriptions to the and lists names and addresses
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_02_04.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
ARK ark:/87278/s6w099fj
Setname uum_ptbf
Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
ID 1006981
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w099fj
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