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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:

James Jesse Strang collection

Call Number: WA MSS 447

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).

Dates: 1832-1947

James Jesse Strang papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-186-189

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.

Dates: 1829-1870

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Beaver Island (Mich.) 1
Diaries -- United States 1
Mormons -- Wisconsin 1
Saint James (Mich.) 1
Voree (Wis.) 1