Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883

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Tanner, currier, surveyor, and farmer who joined the Mormon Church in 1840 and served as Presiding Bishop (1852-1883) for that faith.

From the description of Letter, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86171871

From the description of Correspondence, 1725-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494599

From the guide to the Edward Hunter correspondence, 1725-1965, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Presiding bishop of the LDS church, 1851-1883.

From the description of Papers, 1818-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122551974

Edward Hunter was born on 22 June 1793 at Newton Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He served for seven years in the cavalry and three years as Delaware County Commissioner. He moved to Chester County and married Ann Standley in 1830. He was baptized into the LDS Church in 1840 and moved to Nauvoo. Hunter served as bishop of several wards, supervised emigration to Salt Lake City, and was called to be presiding bishop in 1851. He organized the tithing system and a system to aid the poor. Edward Hunter died in 1855.

From the guide to the Edward Hunter papers, 1818-1922, (J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah)

Mormon pioneer and third presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church.

From the description of Letter, 1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461610

From the guide to the Edward Hunter letter, 1882, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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referencedIn PH 1600, Martin, Edward photographer 1818-1882. Edward Martin portraits 1860s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History 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
referencedIn PH 327, E.G. Williams & Bro. (Engraver : N.Y.). Engraved portrait collection circa 1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Campbell, Robert, fl 1850. Journal of Bishop Edward Hunter's company across the plains to Great Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah /by Robert Campbell, 1850. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883. Papers, 1818-1889. Landmarks of Science Microform Service
creatorOf CR 376 13, Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company (1849-1887). Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company outfitting reports 1866 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883. Letter May 10, 1842 to Joseph Smith. Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
referencedIn PH 4427, Sarony & Major, lithographer. Pack family photograph album circa 1860s-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 1960, Rich, Standley Hunter. Standley Rich family photograph collection circa 1853-1950 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 4027, Goddard, George 1815-1899. George Goddard papers 1855-1899 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 1322, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith papers 1834-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883. Letter, 1882. American Primers
creatorOf Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883. Letter, 1873. American Primers
creatorOf Edward Hunter papers, 1818-1922 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
creatorOf CR 104 7, General Tithing Office (Salt Lake City : 1850-1873). General Tithing Office letterpress copybooks 1872-1884 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 4625, Savage, Charles Roscoe photographer 1832-1909. Views of General Authorities circa 1860-1888 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn PH 8004, Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler 1822-1910. Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith photograph collection circa 1865-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Presiding Bishopric. [Circular letter] 1873 July 8, Salt Lake City, Bishop [Lorenzo D. Young] and Counsellors. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Standley Hunter Rich papers, 1836-1971 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
referencedIn Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter : to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer / by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Rich family. Rich family photographs, c. 1860-1910. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Young, Brighman, 1801-1877. Letter to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer /by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883. Correspondence, 1725-1965. American Primers
creatorOf Edward Hunter letter, 1882 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 1198, Coombs, Isaiah Moses 1834-1886. Isaiah M. Coombs collection 1835-1938 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 27035, Kimball, Hiram 1806-1863. Hiram Kimball collection 1830-1910 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 889, Rich, Charles Coulson 1809-1883. Charles C. Rich collection 1832-1908 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. The Joseph Smith Collection in the Church Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [microform]. American Primers
creatorOf Edward Hunter correspondence, 1725-1965 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 5378, Christiansen, ElRay LaVar 1897-1975. ElRay L. Christiansen family papers 1878-1992 (bulk 1941-1975) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
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Birth 1793-06-22

Death 1883-10-16

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