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Willard Richards Company

1848

Willard Richards

526 individuals were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Winter Quarters, Nebraska. This company was divided into two sections, Willard Richards section and Amasa Lyman Section. The Lyman section left the outfitting post on 1 July and the Richards section left on 3 July.

Members of the company arrived from 10-19 October 1848.

View a list of individuals known to have traveled in this company.

Sources

  • “First 50, reports, circa 1848 June.” In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Willard Richards’ 1848 emigration division. (MS 14290, Reel 3, Box 2, Folder 32)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Second 50, reports, 1848 June.” In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Willard Richards’ 1848 emigration division. (MS 14290, Reel 3, Box 2, Folder 33)

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • “Second 50, reports, 1848 September.” In Camp of Israel schedules and reports 1845-1849, Willard Richards’ 1848 emigration division. (MS 14290, Reel 3, Box 2, Folder 34)

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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Adams, William Henry, Autobiography, 1916, 11-15.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Brown, John, Reminiscences and journals, 1843-1896, vol. 1, 109-13.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Campbell, Robert L., [Journal extracts, 30 June-19 Oct. 1848], in Historian's Office, Journal 1844-1997.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Clark, Mary Stevenson, Autobiography [ca. 1908], 2-3.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Crosby, Caroline Barnes, Memoirs and diary 1851-1882, fd. 2, 7-24.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Crosby, Jonathan, Papers, in Caroline Barnes Crosby, Memoirs and diary 1851-1882, reel 1, item 1, 27-29.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Curtis, Joseph, "History of Joseph Curtis, 1818-1883," 6-9.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Curtis, Joseph, Reminiscences and diary, 1839 Oct-1881 Mar., 72-75.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Duncan, Chapman, Reminiscences 1852-1874, 11-11A, 23-25.
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  • Duncan, Homer, Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1900], fd. 1, 23-27.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Edwards, Esaias, Autobiography and diary, 1856-1882 [electronic resource].
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Egbert, Seviah Cunningham, Biographical sketch [ca. 1913], 2.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Hickerson, George Washington, Autobiographical sketch [1866], [5].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Benjamin F., My Life's Review [1947], 121-23.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Joel Hills, A Journal or sketch of the life of Joel H. Johnson [ca. 1857]-1859, in Joel Edward Ricks, Cache Valley Historical Material [ca. 1955], reel 4, item 67, 20.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Johnson, Nephi, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 250.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Seth E., Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1922], [4].
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Johnson, Sixtus Ellis, [Autobiography], in A Voice From the Mountains: Life and Works of Joel Hills Johnson [1982], 246.
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  • Jolley, Henry, Life sketch of Henry Jolley, 4. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Amasa M. and James H. Rollins, [Letter], in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 12 Sept. 1848, 2.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
  • Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, Life and Journal of Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman [n.d.], 43-45.
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  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lyman, Paulina Eliza Phelps, Journal 1848 [Aug] 25- Sep 30, in Paulina Lyman Correspondence 1848-1884, fd. 14.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Mattice, Nancy Areta Porter, A Sketch of the Life of Nancy Aretta Porter Mattice, 1-4. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
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  • Pioneer Memorial Museum (Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Moon, Hugh, The book of the life of Hugh Moon, 4.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Franklin Dewey, Narrative of Franklin Dewey Richards, in University of California (Berkeley) Bancroft Library, Utah and the Mormons Collection, reel 2, item 3, 33-38.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Jane Snyder, Autobiographical sketch 1881 Mar. 30-31, reel 15, fd. 4.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Phinehas, Diary, in Richards Family, Collection, reel 16, box 13, fd. 10.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Rhoda, to Nancy Richards Peirson, 1848, in Helen Richards Gardner, ed., Journal and Letters of Rhoda Richards, 1784-1879 [1981], 50-51.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Richards, Willard, to Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball, 10 Sept. 1848, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 55, box 41, fd. 28.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Robinson, Joseph Lee, Autobiography and journals 1883-1892, [manuscript:] vol. 1, 60, 66-67.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rogers, Hannah Jones, to Henry Jones, 4 Jan. 1874, Fillmore, Utah, in Robert L. Ashby, ed., The Robert L. Ashby and Hannah Cropper Family Book of Their Descendants and Ancestors, Book 4, [1991], 86-87.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rollins, James H., Sketches from camp journal of Pres. Amasa Lyman's Company [24 July 1848 report], in George Albert Smith, Papers, 1834-1882, box 4, fd. 11.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Rollins, James Henry, Reminiscences 1896; 1898, 29-31.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Roundy, Lovisa Jenne, [Reply to questions], in L. D. S. Individual Histories, Utah: Cannonville, Charleston, Grandview, Hooper, Lakeview, Logan, Marriott (1944), 148.
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  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Scovil, Lucious N. to Brother Dunn, July 19, 1848, in Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star 10, no. 19 (Oct. 1, 1848): 300.
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  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah