Richards, Willard, 1804-1854

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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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referencedIn Matthew Frederick and Claire Wilcox Noall papers, 1805-1970s J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
creatorOf CR 100 92, Historian's Office (1842?-1972). Historian's Office History of the Church (draft) 1845-1867 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. An act in relation to the judiciary, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn PH 100, Cannon, Marsena photographer 1812-1900. Daguerreotype collection circa 1850s-1860s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. Indenture, 1842. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf An act regulating elections, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn MS 8777, Angell, Truman Osborn 1810-1887. Truman O. Angell architectural drawings 1851-1867 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 15664, Mendenhall, Rachel Anna Huntington 1874-1948. Rachel A. Huntington Mendenhall collection 1810-1899 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Richards, Willard, 1804-1854. Notice Nov 26, 1851 : to Heber C. Kimball. Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
creatorOf An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a ferry on Green River, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 2918, Deseret (State). Deseret (State) papers 1849-1851 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf CR 100 318, Historian's Office (1842?-1972). Historian's Office general Church minutes 1839-1877 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Utah. Legislature. An act to create the office of a county treasurer in each county of the Territory of Utah and to define the duties thereof, 1852. Harold B. Lee 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 MS 10304, Smith, Joseph 1805-1844. Sturdevant and Mathews family collection 1807-1853 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder's license, 1843. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislative act, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Brayman, Mason, 1813-1895. Papers [microform] 1845 (Typescript). Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Willard Richards family papers, 1801-1937 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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
creatorOf MS 9622, Nauvoo Restoration, Incorporated (1962-2011). Nauvoo Restoration, Inc. collection 1818-2001 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 An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 6576, Richards, Samuel Whitney 1824-1909. Samuel W. Richards papers 1837-1929 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Young, Joseph, 1797-1881. letters, 1853-1889. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Richards, Willard, 1804-1854. Letter, 1853. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. An act in relation to Utah Library, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1294, Phelps, William Wines 1792-1872. Book of Abraham Manuscripts circa 1837-1841 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 5404, Bullock, Henrietta Rushton 1817-1897. Henrietta R. Bullock collection 1836-1889, 1914 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 12475, Bullock, Thomas 1816-1885. Thomas Bullock papers 1844-1881 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Tate, George F. Stephen Longstroth and his fathers. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 17647, Brown, Benjamin 1794-1878. Benjamin Brown family collection 1819-2002 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter : to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer / by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf MS 23220, Thurman, Claudia Elaine Stokes 1909-2003. Claudia S. Thurman collection 1815-1995 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints elder's license, 1843 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Utah draft law 28, circa 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Utah. Legislature. A memorial to congress for the construction of a great national central railroad, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Laws and a constitution, 1849-1856, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1490, Richards, Willard 1804-1854. Willard Richards journals 1836-1853 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn MS 14290, Camp of Israel. Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 9670, Fleming, Helen Vilate Bourne 1884-1969. Helen B. Fleming collection 1836-1963 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 2054, Deseret News Office. Deseret News editor's files 1850-1854 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn CR 100 93, Historian's Office (1842?-1972). Historian's Office histories of the Twelve 1856-1858, 1861 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Utah. Legal act, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf LR 6359 23, Winter Quarters (Neb.). Winter Quarters bishops' reports 1846-1847 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Arrington, Leonard J. Mormon history research material of Leonard J. Arrington, 1839-1999. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Willard Richards letter, 1853 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn A memorial to congress for the extension of the legislative to 90 days, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Utah. Legislature. A resolution creating the office of superintendent of common schools, 1851. Harold B. Lee 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
creatorOf MS 14392, Pratt family. Pratt family papers 1849-1910; 1950-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn A bill for locating the county seat of Davis County in Utah Territory, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter of authority for Charles C. Rich : Camp Israel, Mt. Pisgah, Ia. : DS, 1846 June 1. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. Resolution in relation to distributing constitution, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. Memorial to congress for five thousand dollars for the university, 1854. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn A resolution making appropriations to the assessor and collector and auditor of public accounts, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. Resolution appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Utah Territorial Library, 1853. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn MS 13698, Smith, Franklin Richards 1888-1967. Franklin R. Smith collection 1852-1922 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Cook, Lyndon W. Lyndon W. Cook research collection on Thomas L. Kane, 1845-1979. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter, 1849. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Calkin, Asa Starkweather. Old Rock Mill in Farmington. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 16824, Nauvoo (Ill.) Recorder. Nauvoo (Ill.) Recorder marriage certificates 1842-1846 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn An act in relation to the inspection of spirituous liquor, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. An act authorizing Thomas Moore to erect a Ferry on Green Riier, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. An act authorizing the foreman of grand juries to administer oath, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. Draft law 28, ca. 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844. The Joseph Smith Collection in the Church Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [microform]. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Kane family papers, 1690-1982 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 14305, Smith, Hyrum 1800-1844. Hyrum Smith papers 1834-1843 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Richards, Jennetta, d. 1845. Letter, 1843. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Richards, Willard, 1804-1854. Letter, 18 Jun 1848. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Certificate, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. An act regulating elections, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. An act creating a territorial and county revenue, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. An act in relation marshalls and attorneys, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. A bill for locating the County Seat of Davis County in Utah Territory, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 1284, Richards, Levi 1799-1876. Levi Richards papers 1837-1867 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. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letters, February 1, 1845; January 22, 1867. Abraham Lincoln Presidential 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
referencedIn PH 3147, Hatch and Hatch (Photography Studio: Salt Lake City, Utah). Stephen L Richards photograph collection circa 1918-1950 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Dwight, Edwin Welles. Sermons written by Edwin Welles Dwight, pastor of the Richmond Congregational Society, Mass. [microfilm]. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 23826, Kimball, Heber Chase 1801-1868. Heber C. Kimball family collection 1840-1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf MS 6809, Levi Richards family. Levi Richards family collection 1805-1890 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Longstrath, Stephen, d. 1859. Letters, 1846. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Resolution in relation to distributing constitution, 1852 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. A memorial to congress for the extension of the legislative to 90 days, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Stephen Longstrath letters, 1846 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf MS 6104, Taylor, John 1808-1887. Missionary reports 1831-1900 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Utah. (Territory). Governor. Executive proceedings, 1850-1854. [microfilm] Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf MS 1558, Richards family. Richards family papers 1965 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Young, Brighman, 1801-1877. Letter to presidents Charles C. Rich and David Fulmer /by Brigham Young, 1847 Jan 25. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn McIntire, William Patterson, 1813-1882. Daybook, 1840-1856 (bulk), 1840-1972 (inclusive). Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Leonard J. Arrington Papers, 1839-1999 Utah State University. Special Collections and ArchivesManuscript Collection
referencedIn Utah. Legislature. A resolution making appropriations to the assessor and collector and auditor of public accounts, 1852. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Letter, 1845. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf MS 2919, Utah Territory Legislative Assembly. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly papers 1851-1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf CR 100 396, Historian's Office (1842?-1972). Joseph Smith history documents 1839-1860 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Brigham Young letter, 1849 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Richards, Jennetta, 1817-1845. Jennetta Richards letters, 1841-1848. Harold B. Lee Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
West (U.S.)
Utah
Utah
Utah
Utah
Green River (Wyo.-Utah)
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject
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
Occupation
General Authorities
Missionaries
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Birth 1804-06-24

Death 1854-03-11

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English

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