Whitmer, David, 1805-1888

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Early Mormon Church leader and one of the "Three Witnesses" to the "Golden Plates" from which the Book of Mormon was translated.

From the description of Letter, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122702266

Lawyer, district court judge, mission president for the Mormon Church in Canada, member of the First Council of the Seventy of the Mormon Church.

From the guide to the Charles Henry Hart diary, 1883-1885, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Schweich, George. Letter, 1900 January 17, Richmond, Missouri [to] O.R. Beardsley. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
referencedIn Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. Letter: to Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer / by John Whitmer, 1837 Aug 29. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn PH 5962, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith photograph collection circa 1862-1873 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Whitmer, David. 1805-1888. Letter February 15,1887. Mid-Continent Public Library, Administrative Headquarters
referencedIn PH 730, H.B. Halls & Sons (N.Y.). Engraving collection circa 1880s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Backman, Milton Vaughn. Milton V. Backman and A. Gary Anderson collection of early Mormon manuscripts, 1772-1980. American Primers
creatorOf Whitmer, David, 1805-1888. Letter, 1887. American Primers
referencedIn Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845-1930. Autobiography and diary, 1869-1896. American Primers
creatorOf Whitmer, David, 1805-1888. Letter, February 15, 1887. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Kennedy, James Harrison. The three witnesses of the Book of Mormon. (1890). [microfilm]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn PH 1300, Carter, Charles William photographer 1832-1918. Charles W. Carter glass negative collection circa 1860-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 13538, McLellin, William Earl 1806-1883. William E. McLellin papers 1831-1878 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 17393, Forscutt, Mark Hill 1834-1903. Mark H. Forscutt journal 1855-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Collection of photographs of the Three Witnesses, 1874-1970. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Hart, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1866-1934. Diary, 1883-1885. American Primers
referencedIn John Whitmer letter, 1837 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Charles Henry Hart diary, 1883-1885 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845-. Autobiography and a history, 1874-1896. American Primers
referencedIn MS 4806, Stevenson, Edward 1820-1897. Edward Stevenson collection 1849-1922 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Photographs of the Three Witnesses, 1874-1970. American Primers
referencedIn Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. John Whitmer letter, 1837. American Primers
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associatedWith Backman, Milton Vaughn. person
associatedWith Carter, Charles William photographer 1832-1918 person
associatedWith Forscutt, Mark Hill 1834-1903 person
associatedWith Hart, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1866-1934. person
associatedWith H.B. Halls & Sons (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kennedy, James Harrison. person
associatedWith McLellin, William Earl 1806-1883 person
associatedWith Nelson, Robert, fl. 1887. person
associatedWith Schweich, George. person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert 1817-1875 person
associatedWith Smith, Lucy Mack 1776-1856 person
associatedWith Stevenson, Edward 1820-1897 person
associatedWith Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. person
associatedWith Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845- person
associatedWith Woolley, Edwin Gordon, 1845-1930. person
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Missouri
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Oral History
Book of Mormon--Evidences, authority, etc
Mormon Church--Sacred books
Mormons
Mormons and Mormonism in Missouri
Witnesses
Mormons--Correspondence
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Birth 1805-01-07

Death 1888-01-25

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