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Rigdon, Sidney 1793-1876

Overview
Works: 162 works in 225 publications in 2 languages and 700 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Apologetic writings  Sources  Controversial literature  Archives  Hymns  Music  Poetry  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F591, 289.32
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Most widely held works about Sidney Rigdon
 
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Most widely held works by Sidney Rigdon
Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of the Latter Day Saints: carefully selected from the revelations of God by Joseph Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messenger and advocate of the Church of Christ( )

in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oration delivered by Mr. S. Rigdon, on the 4th of July, 1838 : at Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri by Sidney Rigdon( Book )

7 editions published between 1838 and 1975 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plain facts, showing the falsehood and folly of the Rev. C.S. Bush, a church minister of the Parish of Peover : being a reply to his tract against the Latter-Day Saints by Parley P Pratt( Book )

2 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vision by Joseph Smith( Book )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sacred hymns for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints( Book )

2 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Stephen Post by Stephen Post( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Sidney Rigdon( )

1 edition published in 1839 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photocopies of a letter printed in the "Quebec Gazette" 20 (18 Feb. 1839) p. 2. Also included is a typescript of the letter. Rigdon, confined in the jail at Liberty, Missouri outlines "the sufferings, the calamities, the woe and wretchedness of the Mormons" in Missouri
Dear Brethren, -It becomes our duty to address you on the subject of immediately preparing, and journeying to the land of Zion by Sidney Rigdon( Book )

1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter by Sidney Rigdon( )

1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Handwritten and signed letter dated 15 March 1837. Rigdon writes a letter of recommendation for Reuben Hadlock
Letter, 1837 Oct. 13, Terre Haute, Ind. [to] Don C. Smith by Sidney Rigdon( )

1 edition published in 1837 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of a photostat of a letter in Elder's Journal from Rigdon in Terre Haute, Ind., Oct. 13, 1837, to Don C. Smith. In it he describes his trip from Kintland, Ohio, the site of TerreHaute, land prices, the contrast of wealth and poverty, and his preference for settling a new country by organized colonization rather than by individual settlers
Letters related to George Boosinger by George Boosinger( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The group contains correspondence and documents contemporary to George Boosinger, as well as later letters related to research into Boosinger genealogy and Mormon history. The early correspondence (1839-1857) includes family letters addressed to George and Marie Antoinette Boosinger from Boosinger's brother John and sister Catherine Barbara "Barbary" Boosinger, his daughters Catherine (Ricketts) and Nancy (Munn), and a sister or sister-in-law named Phoebe Pratt. There is also a letter from John Craig to Boosinger describing the former's trip to California in 1846, including traveling overland from Missouri, being at sea during the Mexican War, and a description of the Sacramento Valley area, as well as two letters from A.W. Edwards to his father H.A. Edwards (1857). Other early documents include 1836 receipts and promissory notes signed in Kirtland, Ohio, by Joseph Smith, Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, Hyrum Smith, and others, as well as Missouri court records describing proceedings initiated by Boosinger against Smith and others for damages on non-payment of a loan. A song or poem entitled "Early This Spring We Leave Nauvoo" (c.1846) and a certificate of the ordination as an elder of James Oliver (1842) are also included. The remainder of the correspondence, dated 1937 to 1951, consists of research on the Boosingers and Mormon history in the eastern United States undertaken by M.S. MacCarthy on behalf of M.F. Boosinger. MacCarthy's correspondents include The Essex Institute in Massachusetts, the New York Public Library, the Bancroft Library, Austin E. Fife, Alvin F. Smith, Ralph C. Roper, Frederick A. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Evan Inslee of the Reformed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Dale Lowell Morgan, and Charles Kelly. Included with the collection is a set of land plats of Caldwell County Missouri, c.1950 (showing areas addressed in Boosinger's 1840s court filings) and various newspaper clippings on the Mormon Church (c.1937-1953)
From the Chicago Historical Society( )

1 edition published in 1832 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Various reports of Mormons in Utah, receipts, letters, military orders, and newspaper clippings. Statements by and about the accused assassins of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, a militia listing and information on payments to the Illinois Militia during the "Mormon War," the treaty for the Mormon evacuation, and conditions in Nauvoo. The collection also contains a diary of an Irish convert's journey enroute to Salt Lake City, facsimiles and information regarding authors and their writings on Mormonism
George Boosinger papers by George Boosinger( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes promissory notes for land and property, county records of lawsuits, letters regarding a Mormon wagon train's journey, family letters, certificate of church ordination
Mysteries of God by David W Patten( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dear brethren. by Sidney Rigdon( Book )

1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Sidney Rigdon Amerikaans presbyter (1793-1876)

Sidney Rigdon amerikanischer Geistlicher und Persönlichkeit des Mormonentums

Sidney Rigdon presbitero statunitense

Ригдон, Сидней

Languages
English (97)

French (2)

Covers
In pursuit of the true church : the attraction of restorationism on the nineteenth century American frontier: Sidney Rigdon, the Disciples of Christ, and the Mormons