Autobiography of Hosea Stout, 1845: Typescript.

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Autobiography of Hosea Stout, 1845: Typescript.

This is a typescript of the autobiography written by Hosea Stout in 1845 for the Eleventh Quorum of Seventies in Nauvoo, Illinois. In it he describes the early period of his life from his childhood to his service in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He includes his move from Illinois to Missouri to join the Mormons in Caldwell County as well as providing details about his participation in the Battle of Crooked Creek, covering the attack, the death of David Wyman Patten (ca. 1800-1838), and the escape of the Mormons into Iowa.

10 pages, 28 cm.

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Hosea Stout, one of the most prolific Mormon diarists, was born on September 18, 1810, in Mercer County, Kentucky. He attended a Shaker school from 1814-1818 before his family moved to Ohio and later Indiana. While living in Illinois in 1832 Stout heard the preaching of Charles C. Rich and became interested in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1837 he moved to Caldwell County, Missouri, and was baptized into the Mormon Church in 1838. That same year he married Surmantha Pack, s...