Whitmer, John, 1802-1878

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Mormon Church leader and one of the "Eight Witnesses" to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

From the description of John Whitmer letter, 1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536873

From the guide to the John Whitmer letter, 1871, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

John Whitmer (1802-1878) was a Mormon Church leader in Missouri. He was one of the Eight Witnesses to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon, and served as the first Church Historian.

From the guide to the John Whitmer letters received, 1864-1916, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Early Mormon leader.

From the description of Land Patents, 1838 September 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535759

Mormon Church leader who was one of the "Three Witnesses" to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

From the description of John Whitmer letters received, 1864-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122638479

Mormon Church leader and one of the original "Eight Witnesses" to the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.

From the description of John Whitmer letter, 1837. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122351678

From the guide to the John Whitmer letter, 1837, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

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referencedIn Jackson, Thomas J. Receipt, 1845. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. Land Patents, 1838 September 7. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf John Whitmer letters received, 1864-1916 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Jackson, Andrew, fl. 1849. Letter, 1849. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. John Whitmer letter, 1837. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Marriages solemnized by John Whitmer in Caldwell Co. state of Missouri, 1837. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. License of John Whitmer as an Elder, Church of Christ : Fayette, Seneca County, New York : DS, 1830 June 9. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878,. Whitmer family papers and photographs, 1864-1915. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf John Whitmer letter, 1837 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A License Liberty Power & Authority given to John Whitmer signifying & proveing that he is an Elder of this Church of Christ... /signed by Joseph Smith, Jr. and Oliver Cowdery, 1830 Jun 9. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. Letter: to Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer / by John Whitmer, 1837 Aug 29. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf MS 1352, Woodruff, Wilford 1807-1898. Wilford Woodruff journals and papers 1828-1898 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 19655, Smith, Joseph 1805-1844. New translation of the Bible 1830-1833 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. John Whitmer letter, 1871. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph, 1771-1840. Patriarchal blessing, 1835. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 18547, Smith, Joseph 1805-1844. New translation of the Bible 1830-1833 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John. The book of John Whitmer, kept by commandment. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
referencedIn Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844. Hyrum Smith papers, ca. 1840. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf John Whitmer letter, 1871 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 6378, John Whitmer family. John Whitmer family papers 1837-1912 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 19156, Knight, Newel 1800-1847. Newel Knight autobiography circa 1871 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf John Whitmer papers, 1831-1846 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
creatorOf Cowdery, Oliver. Letterbook [microform] 1833-1846. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Hyrum Smith papers, approximately 1832-1844 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 8315, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints historical documents 1830-1867 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Whitmer, John, 1802-1878. John Whitmer letters received, 1864-1916. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn John Jackson letter, 1849 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 14052, Jameson family. Jameson family collection 1825-1938 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 21600, Smith, Joseph 1805-1844. Joseph Smith's office papers 1835-1844 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844. Hyrum Smith papers, circa 1832-1844. Harold B. Lee Library
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associatedWith Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. corporateBody
associatedWith Cowdery, Oliver, 1806-1850. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, fl. 1849. person
associatedWith Jackson, John, fl. 1849 person
associatedWith Jackson, Thomas J. person
associatedWith Jameson family family
associatedWith John Whitmer family family
associatedWith Knight, Newel 1800-1847 person
associatedWith Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Hyrum, 1800-1844. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph, 1771-1840. person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. person
associatedWith Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Whitmer, David, 1805-1888. person
associatedWith Whitmer family family
associatedWith Woodruff, Wilford 1807-1898 person
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Missouri
Far West (Mo.)
Missouri
Missouri--Far West
Far West (Mo.)
Far West (Mo.)
Missouri
Missouri--Clay County
Subject
Mormons--Correspondence
Land titles--Registration and transfer
Mormons
Correspondence
Mormon Church--Apostles--Correspondence
Religion
Mormon Church--History--19th century
Far West (Mo.)--History--Sources
Mormons--History--Sources
Mormon church--Apostles
Mormons--Missouri--Far West--History--Sources
Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
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Mormons--Missouri--Correspondence
Danites (Mormon Church)
Polygamy
Land titles
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Birth 1802-08-27

Death 1878-07-11

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