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The life and thought of Orson Pratt

Author: Breck England
Publisher: [Salt Lake City, Utah] : University of Utah Press, 1985.
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Orson Pratt (1811-1881) was born in Hartford, New York to Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. He, along with several other members of his family, were early members of the LDS Church. In 1835 Orson and his brother, Parley P. Pratt, were called to be apostles in the LDS Church. Orson practiced plural marriage and was the father of a number of children. He was the first to publicly announce the Momron doctrine of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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England, Breck, 1952-
Life and thought of Orson Pratt.
[Salt Lake City, Utah] : University of Utah Press, 1985
(OCoLC)560489543
Online version:
England, Breck, 1952-
Life and thought of Orson Pratt.
[Salt Lake City, Utah] : University of Utah Press, 1985
(OCoLC)607846402
Named Person: Orson Pratt; Orson Pratt; Orson Pratt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Breck England
ISBN: 0874802245 9780874802245
OCLC Number: 11972229
Description: xvi, 359 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Leonard J. Arrington --
Introduction --
Exiles into Canaan --
Imminent kingdom --
In the land of Middoni --
Transformation --
The gauge of philosophy --
The spires of the mountains --
The Millennial Star --
Great first cause --
The appearance of fire --
Cities of the east --
Key to the universe --
The legacy.
Responsibility: by Breck England ; foreword by Leonard J. Arrington.

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Orson Pratt (1811-1881) was born in Hartford, New York to Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. He, along with several other members of his family, were early members of the LDS Church. In 1835 Orson and his brother, Parley P. Pratt, were called to be apostles in the LDS Church. Orson practiced plural marriage and was the father of a number of children. He was the first to publicly announce the Momron doctrine of the plurality of wives. He died in Salt Lake City in 1881.

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