Eastern States Mission

    Founded 1839


    Mission Summary

    The Eastern States Mission was organized on 6 May 1839 when John P. Greene was sent to New York City to preside over the Saints in that area. The mission was not officially discontinued, but work in the area was temporarily suspended in 1850, 1858, and 1869. The mission was formally reorganized in January 1893 from the Northern States and Southern States Missions.

    Mission Details


    Sources

    Eastern States Mission history, 1830-1977, Church History Library.

    Chronological history of the mission containing information about missionaries, members, and units, compiled from mission reports, journals, news articles, and other documents.

    Eastern States Mission clergy certificate register, 1925-1927, Church History Library.

    Clergy certificate control register that lists the date that certificates were received and sent out, name and mission, address, and certificate number.

    Angel Moroni centennial photographs, 1923 September 21-23, Church History Library.

    Views of activities that were part of Eastern States Mission's commemoration of centennial of appearance of Moroni to Joseph Smith, Jr. in September 1823, Palmyra, New York.