Historically Significant Collection of Letters written by a Mormon convert detailing life in Nauvoo, Illinois, the construction of the Mormon Temple, the period leading up to the murders of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, as well as the aftermath. The letters describe “Winter Quarters” in Nebraska, 1846-1848, the journey to Salt Lake City in 1848, and the early days and establishment of the Mormon settlement there, the erection of the Temple, Indian hostilities, the Hand-cart Pioneers, and the Mormon War of 1857-1858. The letters date 1842 – 1859.

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Specializing in Americana: Books, Pamphlets, Broadsides, Manuscripts & Ephemera 17th-19th Centuries
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