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4. Joseph Smith, attributed, "Letter of Appointment", 1844 June 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: WA MSS 447, Series I

Scope and Contents

Letter ostensibly written by Joseph Smith to James Jesse Strang from Nauvoo, Illinois, and published by Strang in the Voree Herald, January 1846, as well as in his The Diamond: Being the Law of Prophetic Succession and a Defense of the Calling of James J. Strang as Successor to Joseph Smith (Voree, Wisconsin, 1848) and The Prophetic Controversy: A Letter from James Strang to Mrs. Corey (St. James, Michigan, 1854). Accompanied by an unsigned note from a child of Strang.

Photostat copy.


  • 1844 June 18

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

In English.

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Restricted material. A reference surrogate has been substituted in folder 4. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

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