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Author Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency, author

Title Settling the Valley, proclaiming the Gospel : the general epistles of the Mormon First Presidency / edited by Reid L. Neilson and Nathan N. Waite
Published New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2017]


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Contents Cover; Settling the Valley, Proclaiming the Gospel; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword by Peter Crawley; Editors' Preface; Acknowledgments; Settling the Valley, Proclaiming the Gospel: Major Themes of the First Presidency's General Epistles, 1849-1856 ; "To the Saints Scattered throughout the Earth": The Tradition of Mormon Apostolic Epistles; General Epistles of the First Presidency; 1. First General Epistle, April 1849; 2. Second General Epistle, October 1849; 3. Third General Epistle, April 1850; 4. Fourth General Epistle, September 1850
5. Fifth General Epistle and Addenda, April 18516. Sixth General Epistle, September 1851; 7. Seventh General Epistle, April 1852; 8. Eighth General Epistle, October 1852; 9. Ninth General Epistle, April 1853; 10. Tenth General Epistle, October 1853; 11. Eleventh General Epistle, April 1854; 12. Twelfth General Epistle, April 1855; 13. Thirteenth General Epistle, October 1855; 14. Fourteenth General Epistle, December 1856; Appendixes; Appendix 1: General Epistle from the Council of the Twelve Apostles, December 1847; Appendix 2: Biographical Register; Appendix 3: Geographical Register
Summary "Spanning the first decade after the Mormon exodus to the Salt Lake Valley, these fourteen "general epistles" were written by Brigham Young and his counselors in the church's First Presidency. They provide a glimpse of the Mormons' earliest years in the Great Basin and their simultaneous missionary efforts worldwide."--Provided by the publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 22, 2017)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Doctrines.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History -- 19th century.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Latter Day Saint churches -- Doctrines
Latter Day Saint churches -- History -- 19th century
RELIGION -- Christianity -- Denominations.
Mormon Church
Mormon Church -- Doctrines
Theology, Doctrinal
Genre/Form proclamations.
Form Electronic book
Author Neilson, Reid L., 1972- editor
Waite, Nathan N., 1982- editor.
LC no. 2016035751
ISBN 9780190600907