Collectioin, 1799-1877.


Anderson, Miles, 1795-1877. Collectioin, 1799-1877.

Collectioin, 1799-1877.

This collection contains 2 diaries covering briefly related experiences and financial dealings of Anderson during the period of 1842-1856, from Nauvoo to the Utah Territory. Also includes patriarchal blessings given by Hyrum Smith and John Smith, as well as other documents and correspondence. Two diaries, family correspondence, patriarchal blessings, family land deeds, Nauvoo Legion Certificate, and War of 1812 pension certificate.

1 box (.5 linear feet) + 1 oversize folder.

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