Scope and Content

Also includes Mary Fielding Smith funeral sermon, Dedication of the Salt Lake Tabernacle, Brocchus transcript, Dedication of City Hall in Salt Lake City, Deseret Alphabet Entries in the Church Historian's Office journal, Hosea Stout setting apart blessing, Mormon Battalion Party, and Phonographic Magazine Article on the Book of Mormon.

For Watt's collection of Pitman shorthand notes, see MS 4534. For Carruth's collection of transcriptions of Pitman shorthand, see CR 100 665.

Contains unpublished sermons by early Church leaders that were formerly only available in Pitman shorthand, as originally written by scribe George D. Watt. These sermons were transcribed by Church History Department staff member, LaJean Carruth. The sermons and addresses date from 1851-1874.

Contains sermons from Milo Andrus, J. W. Cummings, Jedediah Grant, Orson Hyde, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Pratt, Parley P. Pratt, Erastus Snow, George A. Smith, Hosea Stout, Lorenzo Snow, Orson Spencer, John Taylor, Daniel H. Wells, Wilford Woodruff, and Brigham Young.

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1 electronic record

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Use and Access

Open to research.

Church produced material; copyright transfer not necessary.

Preferred Citation

[Item description], Church History Department Pitman Shorthand transcriptions. Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Church History Department (2008- ), Publications Division
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Open to research.
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