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A letter from George A Smith to a Brother Cliff. A letter from George A Smith to a Brother Cliff.

George A. Smith Papers

Published by University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library


George Albert Smith was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. He served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and as a member of the First Presidency of the LDS Church. Smith was a prominent leader in the settlement of many communities in southern Utah, and played a role in the chain of events preceding the Mountain Meadows Massacre on September 11, 1857. The city of St. George, Utah, may have been named after him.



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