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    Mormon Church President Joseph F. Smith Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 7.25" x 9.5", "In the East" given as Smith's location, February 22, 1889, to A. O. Smoot, Provo, Utah. The letter reads, in part: "...I am in receipt of letters which show that Willie Harris is in a very poor state of health and otherwise. An appeal has been made to me to assist him if possible by a friend in salt Lake City...I am away from home, my family are scattered. I do not know where, and the pressure upon me is about all I can carry....I thought I would drop you a few lines, to ask you to use your influence at the Lords Store House - if he has one in Provo - to supply Martha and Willie what they may need to make them as comfortable as possible in sickness...". Clean and in fine condition. Smith, who would become President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1901, was still a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles when he penned this letter to prominent Provo churchman Abraham O. Smoot.


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