Edward Hunter papers, 1818-1922  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883
Title
Edward Hunter papers
Dates
1818-1922 (inclusive)
Quantity
5 linear feet
Collection Number
Ms0358
Summary
The Edward Hunter papers (1818-1922) consist of correspondence, business papers, and genealogical materials concerning Edward Hunter (1793-1883) and his family. Hunter was the third presiding bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Edward Hunter was born on 22 June 1793 at Newton Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He served for seven years in the cavalry and three years as Delaware County Commissioner. He moved to Chester County and married Ann Standley in 1830. He was baptized into the LDS Church in 1840 and moved to Nauvoo. Hunter served as bishop of several wards, supervised emigration to Salt Lake City, and was called to be presiding bishop in 1851. He organized the tithing system and a system to aid the poor. Edward Hunter died in 1855.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Edward Hunter papers (1818-1922) consist of correspondence, business papers, and genealogical materials concerning Edward Hunter (1793-1883) and his family.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Edward Hunter papers, MS 0358, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: MS 0358.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lyman Hunter in 1973 and 1974.

Separated Materials

Photographs were transferred to the Multimedia Division of Special Collections (P0027).

Processing Note

Processed by Jennifer Breaden in 1989.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Edward Hunter and Family CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Box 1, folders 1-13 contain letters written by Edward Hunter to the recipients listed below. Box 1, folders 14-40 contain letters written to Edward Hunter by family members listed below. All correspondence is arranged alphabetically, then chronologically. Box 2, folders 1-23 contain letters to Edward Hunter from the family members listed. Box 2, folders 24-35 contain all other family correspondence not addressed to Hunter.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
To William Hailstone and Edmund Hood
1863; 1874
1 2
To Addie Porter Hunter
1 3-4
To Daniel Hunter
1879; 1888
1 5
To Edward W. Hunter
1874-1888
1 6
To Oscar Hunter
1874
1 7
To C. C. Rich
1880
1 8
To Ann Eliza Rich
1879
1 9
To George Riser
1882
1 10
To Willard G. Smith
1857
1 11
To C. W. West
1857
1 12
To Brigham Young
circa 1860
1 13
Unaddressed Note
1856
1 14
From Elizabeth Bishop
1846; 1869
1 15-16
From Annabelle Cowperthwaite Bull
1861-1883
1 17
From Edmund Hood
1874-1879
1 18
From C. W. Hunter
1887
1 19-26
From Daniel W. Hunter
1878-1907
1 27
From Edward Hunter
A nephew.
1852; 1857
1 28-31
From Edward W. Hunter
1872-1887
1 32
From Hannah Hunter
1857-1862
1 33
From Joseph Hunter
1869
1 34
From Joseph and Ann Eliza Hunter
1872
1 35
From Laura Lavinia Hunter
1 36
From Margaret Hunter
1863-1881
1 37
From Mina C. Hunter
2 1-10
From Oscar Hunter
1872-1883
2 11
From Rachel Hunter
1883
2 12
From Rodolph Edward Hunter
1880; 1883
2 13
From William Hunter
1849
2 14-19
From William W. Hunter
1874-1883
2 20
From Ann Eliza Rich
1877-1883
2 21
From Edward C. Rich
1883
2 22
From Susanna Wann Hunter
1871
2 23
From E. Porter
2 24
To Addie Porter Hunter from the Porter Family
1890-1891
2 25
To Ann Hunter from Christiann Litzenburg
1846
2 26
To John Hunter from Thomas Taylor
2 27
To L & R Wesler & Co. from Oscar Hunter & Co.
1882
2 28
To Rodolph Hunter from William G. Way
1875
2 29-31
From Susanna Wann Hunter to Daniel Wann
1843-1885
2 32
To Susanna Wann Hunter from Daniel Wann
1870
2 33
To Susanna Hunter from J. C. Rich
1876
2 34
To Susanna Hunter from Jane Perry
1857
2 35
Porter Family Letters
1861-1893

Edward W. Hunter PapersReturn to Top

Box 3, folders 1-19 contain correspondence.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
3 1-3
To Addie Porter Hunter
1888-1898
3 4-6
From Addie Porter Hunter to Edward W. Hunter
1888-1890
3 7
To Henry Carrington
1892
3 8
To Edward from Oscar Hunter
1887
3 9
To Edward from Rodolph Edward Hunter, J. W. Davis Hunter, Mary A. Hunter, and J. C. Rich
1874-1893
3 10
To Edward from James A. Anderson and O. B. Anderson
1888-1908
3 11
To Edward from J. E. Booth, H. R. Carrington, and Julia Carter
1889-1891
3 12
To Edward from George and Eliza Claup, William Cooper, John H. Dickson, H. B. Doddridge, and G. Everett
1874-1891
3 13
To Edward from Jesse Fox, P. Francis, Ben Fry, and Richard Fry
1887-1889
3 14
To Edward from George Goddard, D. E. Harris, and Hubert D. Hays
1875-1890
3 15
To Edward from O. F. Lyons, J. McNiven, and H. Pembroke
1884; 1887
3 16
To Edward from E. A. Richards, Saul Stewart, J. W. Summerhays, Moses Thatcher, Charles Welch, and O. Wold
1874-1889
3 17
To Bishop Evans from Edward W. Hunter
1866
3 18
To William Eddington and Washington Townsend
1878; 1883
3 19
To Sisters Carter and Ferness
1890
3 20
Edward W. Hunter, Patriarchal Blessing
1888
3 21
Account Books
1885-1887
3 22
Business Papers
1874
3 23
T. Tuckfield Works, Boiler Test Certificate
1876
3 24
County Surveyor Election Certificate
1885
3 25
Indentures
1881; 1891
3 26-28
Morgan County Surveys
1880s-1894
3 29
"The Surveyor's Companion"
1882
3 30
Quit Claim Deeds
1909
3 31
Notebook
Contains conditions of sales and purchasers names.
3 32
Salt Lake City Assessment List
1891
3 33
Utah Eastern Railroad Prospectus
3 34
Warranty Deeds
1896-1903

Business CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 1
John Alger
1878
4 2
American Agriculturist
1877
4 3
O. B. Andersen
1878-1883
4 4
D. Appleby
1850
4 5
George Bachman
1845
4 6
Bailey
1827
4 7
Mary Ball
1853
4 8
A. F. Barron
1861
4 9
Davis Bartholomew
1882
4 10
N. W. Batholomew
1853
4 11
John Bennion
1857
4 12-13
J. W. Bigler
1856; 1874
4 14-15
E. H. Blackburn
1854-1858
4 16
John Bright
1853
4 17
C. H. Bryan
1865
4 18
Elizabeth Burton
1856-1857
4 19-20
Andrew Cahoon
4 21
Addison Caine
1905
4 22
Thomas Callister
1857
4 23
John Cameron
1863
4 24
Hiram Cannon
1852
4 25
I. C. Cannon
1855
4 26
Isaac Clark
1852-1853
4 27
Thomas Clark
1857
4 28
Hyrum B. Clawson
1853
4 29
William Clayton
1853
4 30
G. W. Cochran
1857
4 31
James B. Cole
4 32
Alfred Condon
1856-1868
4 33
Isiah M. Coombs
1850
4 34-35
Howard Coray
1880-1883
4 36
Anna Courvoisier
1860s
4 37
C. J. Cowperthwait
1822
4 38
Heber S. Cutler
1906
4 39-40
W. R. Davies
1855
4 41-42
E. H. Davis
1844; 1862
4 43
Thomas Deardon
1884
4 44
George Dorkstader
1867
4 45
J. H. Eddy
4 46
M. M. Egan
4 47
John S. Eldredge
1859
4 48
David Evans
1855
4 49
Isaac T. Evans
1835
4 50
John B. Fairbanks
1862; 1866
4 51
George Farnsworth
1882
4 52
John A. Forgeus
4 53-54
William Forman
1880; 1883
4 55
B. Frost
4 56
E. K. Fuller
1852
5 1
Robert Gardner
1842
5 2
George Goddard
1873
5 3
Joseph Hadfield
1862
5 4
I. C. Haight
1856
5 5
L. E. Harrington
1866
5 6
Thomas W. Haskins
1872
5 7
John S. Hawkins
1869
5 8
William Hickenloopes
1865
5 9
A. N. Hill
1863
5 10
Charles H. Hubbard
1856
5 11
Dimick B. Huntington
1852
5 12
W. W. Hutchings
1865
5 13
J. M. Johnson
1878
5 14
Dan Jones
1861
5 15
Isabalea Jones
1866
5 16
Judd
1861
5 17
H. H. Kearns
1862
5 18
Thomas Kington
1856
5 19
J. H. Kinkead
1849
5 20
Henry Lund
1865-1866
5 21
C. Layton
1866
5 22
John Lewis
1855
5 23
Joseph Lewis
1879
5 24
L. J. Lincoln
1857
5 25
A. M. Lowry
1857
5 26
John Lowry
1853
5 27
Henry Lunt/Lund
1868
5 28
Walter Mansfield
5 29
Rebecca A. Martindale
1859
5 30-31
Peter Maughan
1859-1866
5 32
David McConkey
1842-1846
5 33
James McCormick
1864
5 34
T. J. McCullough
1875
5 35
A. E. Millett
1881
5 36
J. R. Murdock
1878
5 37
Amitton Musser
1867
5 38
A. Nichols
1879
5 39
Benjamin A. Norris
1866
5 40
John Oakley
1883
5 41
Davis and Mariah Page
5 42
Samuel Pinkerton
1841
5 43
Stephen Poulteser
1842
5 44
Robert Price
1882
6 1
E. A. Richards
1872; 1874
6 2
Willard Richards
1849-1852
6 3
George Riser
1882
6 4
Peter Robison
1857
6 5
John Rowberry
1859
6 6
Thomas Salisbury
1864
6 7
Jane Savage
1881
6 8
B. Scheller
1883
6 9
W. S. Seeley
1861; 1866
6 10
E. F. Sheets
1861
6 11
George A. Smith
1873
6 12
John Henry Smith
1883
6 13
J. W. Smith
1880
6 14
Philip K. Smith
1852-1854
6 15
A. D. Smoot
1852
6 16
G. D. Snell
1882
6 17
Z. Snow
1854
6 18
C. W. Stayner
1883
6 19
William G. Sterrett
1857
6 20
William Stevensen
1870
6 21
Edward Stevenson
1870
6 22
John Stoker
1853
6 23
J. W. Sylvester
1879
6 24
I. S. Tarnall
1878
6 25-26
John Taylor
1854-1883
6 27
Benjamin Terry
6 28
Morgan Thomas
1838
6 29
August Thomberg
1874
6 30
Charles and Harriet Thornton; Hannah Harris
1880
6 31
Charles Turner
1882
6 32
United States Internal Revenue District of Utah
1868-1869
6 33
Samuel Wagstaff
1868
6 34
Jacob Weiler
1866
6 35
C. W. West
1856
6 36
Lyman Wight
1855
6 37
Thomas G. Winn
1861
6 38
T. W. Winter
6 39
H. Y. Wood
1874
6 40
Mary C. Woodward
1847
6 41
R. D. Wooley
6 42
John Worthen
1882
6 43
Jonathan C. Wright
1852
6 44
Brigham Young
1850-1866
6 45
Joseph Young
1857

Miscellaneous and Unidentified CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
7 1
Laura Lavinia Brown to President Young
1850
7 2
N. H. Felt to John Taylor
1855
7 3
Bishop Saines to Aaron Johnson
1852
7 4
Joseph F. Smith to Owen Morgan
1882
7 5
William G. Sterrett to C. S. Bolton
1857
7 6
Mary Wilson to Abraham Brothwell
1846
7 7
Lyman L. Wood to Zina D. Young
1867
7 8-12
Unknown to Edward Hunter
1845-1880
7 13
Unknown
7 14
Invitations
1823-1881
7 15-17
Notes and Letter Fragments

Business and Property PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 1-7
Notebooks, Notes, Lists, Orders, and Correspondence
8 8
Power of Attorney Document by Chauncey S. Higbee
1846
8 9-24
Public Storehouse Receipts and Price Lists
1824-1891
8 25
"List of Wards and the Cattle They Will Furnish to Haul Stone from the Quarry"
8 26-44
Land and Property Deeds, Water Certificates, Leases, and Morgan County Surveys
8 45-53
Emigration Records, Accounts, and Property Deals
8 54
Miscellaneous
Check from Edward Hunter to ZCMI, ticket to Utah Territorial Fair, William E. Williamson business card, and Salt Lake County seal.
1878-1882
8 55
Liberty Park Opening, Ticket and Program
8 56
National Independence, 86th Anniversary Celebration Program
8 57
"Salt Lake City's Ovation to the Old Folks"
8 58
Record-keeping Flyer
1902
8 59
Salt Lake City Post Office, Statement of Business
1879
8 60
"Constitution and Rules for Detecting Horse Thieves"
1818

Church Business and GenealogyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
9 1
Letter Fragment Telling of Joseph and Hyrum Smith's Murders in Carthage
9 2-3
Memos to Bishops and Counsellors
9 4
Book Pages
9 5
Baptisms and Blessings
1851-1853
9 6
Tabernacle Meeting Minutes
1852
9 7
Sixth Ward Meeting Minutes
1867
9 8
Church Doctrine Notes
9 9
Luella Hunter, Patriarchal Blessing
1922
9 10
"Restoration of the Gospel"
9 11
Salt Lake Temple Dedication Tickets
1893
9 12-14
Mormon Battalion, Name List and Regimental Orders
1855-1856
9 15-18
Speech Drafts and Excerpts
By Edward Hunter, Joseph Smith, and Brigham Young.
1820-1853
9 19-21
Poetry and Songs
9 22-26
Tithing Office Coupons and Receipts
1853-1880
9 27
"Reflections of Edward Hunter"
1874
9 28
Thomas Lay, Biography and Address
9 29
James Taylor Memorial Poem to Edward Hunter
9 30-33
Hunter Family Genealogy
9 34
Lyon Soap Recipe
9 35
Poetry
9 36
Abraham and Francis Brothwell Papers
9 37
Name Lists
9 38
Evelyn Hunter Papers
9 39
George Washington Birthday Commemoration Invitation
1824
9 40
Request for Supplies
1842-1843
9 41
Typographical Association of Deseret, Meeting Invitation
1856
9 42
Deseret Tannery Water Analysis
1881
9 43
Fourth of July Program
1871
9 44
Susannah Heiner Letter
1885
9 45
Addie Porter, Teacher Certificate and Composition
1885; 1889
10
Bound Volume of Hunter Family Papers
Contains genealogy charts and correspondence.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Mormon Church--Finance

Corporate Names

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Presiding Bishopric

Family Names

  • Hunter family

Geographical Names

  • Utah--Genealogy

Form or Genre Terms

  • Business records
  • Correspondence
  • Genealogies