Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856
- Existence: 1813-03-21 - 1856-07-09
James Jesse Strang (1813-1856), American religious leader, politician, and self-proclaimed monarch.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection that documents and explores the life of religious leader, politician and self-proclaimed monarch James Jesse Strang and the development of the Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites).
The collection contains letters to and from James Jesse Strang and some third party correspondence. There is a meteorological journal from Beaver Island, Michigan, which includes notes on the fishes and shells of the area, Strang's diary covering 1831-1836, and documents of the Order of the Illuminati.