Richards, Willard, 1804-1854

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1804-06-24
Death 1854-03-11
Gender:
Male
English

Biographical notes:

Richards was member of Council of the Twelve Apostles (1840-1847), Church Historian, and second counselor in First Presidency (1847-1854).

From the guide to the MS 1490 Willard Richards journals 1836-1853 (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Church History Library)

Second president of the Mormon Church.

From the guide to the Brigham Young letter, 1849, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Mormon Church leader, pioneer, apostle, politician, and counselor to Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322641

From the guide to the Willard Richards letter, 1853, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Second President of the Mormon Church, colonizer, and territorial governor of Utah.

From the guide to the An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River, 1852, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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Subjects:

  • Immigration and American Expansion
  • Mormon pioneers
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Civic Activism
  • Ferries--Green River (Wyo.--Utah)--History--Sources
  • Politics, Government, and Law
  • Missionary work
  • Trails--History--Sources
  • Voting--Utah--History--Sources
  • Correspondence
  • Territorial Government
  • Religion
  • Pioneers--emigration and immigration
  • Medicine
  • Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence
  • Material Types
  • Laws--Utah--History--Sources
  • Trails--West (U.S.)--History--Sources
  • Overland Journeys to the Western United States
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • General Authorities
  • Missionaries

Places:

  • West (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Utah (as recorded)
  • Green River (Wyo.-Utah) (as recorded)
  • Salt Lake City (Utah) (as recorded)