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    Lorenzo Dow Butler

    Alabama

    • 1844–Unknown
    • Age Called: Unknown
    • Alabama
    • Departed From Home: 1844
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Notes: Journal History of April 15, 1844

    British

    • Departed From Home: 1846
    • Departed From Field: 24 September 1848
    • Marital Status: Single
    • Priesthood office: Seventy
    • Called From: Mount Pisgah
    • Notes: Journal History of May 31, 1846 Millennial Star Vol. 10:296. October 1, 1848 Elder L.D. Butler was appointed their president. Second Ship "Sailor Prince" sailed from Liverpool for New Orleans on the 24th carrying 311 passengers.

    Stories and Documents

    Temple Records Index Bureau, comp., Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 977.343/N1 K29c, p. 170, Family History Library.

    Nauvoo Restoration Inc., comp., Nauvoo Seventies list, vol. 1, A-F, 60, Church History Library.

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 31 May 1846.

    Lorenzo D. Butler and Henry B. Jacobs received letter of authority for their English Mission. Given a letter to Geo A Meal of New York, requesting him to aid in outfitting them (also Henry B. Jacobs)

    The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, 10:296.

    Millennial Star Vol. 10:296. October 1, 1848Elder L.D. Butler was appointed their president. Second Ship "Sailor Prince" sailed from Liverpool for New Orleans on the 24th carrying 311 passengers.

    Early Missionaries to Zion.

    Returned after his mission in England, in charge of company of emigrates, in ship"Sailor Prince."(Mill. Star, Vol. 10:297)

    Historical Department journal history of the Church, 24 September 1848.

    "The ship "salior Prince" sailed from Liverpool England for New Orleans on the 24th, carrying 311 passengers, including infants; Elder L.D. Butler, president. Doc Hist. 1848:64 (British Mission)."