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The Resource An appeal to the president of the United States

An appeal to the president of the United States

Label
An appeal to the president of the United States, 1846
Title
An appeal to the president of the United States
Inclusive dates
1846
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence
Biographical or historical data
Mormon Church leader and pioneer. Little was the president of the Eastern States Mission of the Mormon Church and was acting as a special agent for the church at the time the letter was written.
Cataloging source
UPB
Label
An appeal to the president of the United States
Instantiates
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 item (4 pages).
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBV93-A1169
  • (OCoLC)ocn141227499
Label
An appeal to the president of the United States
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 item (4 pages).
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBV93-A1169
  • (OCoLC)ocn141227499

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