church history, mormon studies, latter-day saint, immigration
The gathering of the Mormon pioneers to Utah (commencing in 1847) has received extensive attention; however, the earlier LDS immigration to Nauvoo has not been adequately treated. This paper is the inspiring story of the British Saints who traveled to Nauvoo between June 1840 and February 1846. The international call to gather was received by the Prophet Joseph Smith during the second presentation of the Restored Church, less than six months after its organization in 1830.
Original Publication Citation
Fred E. Woods, "Gathering to Nauvoo: 1804-46," Nauvoo Journal 11, no. 2 (Fall 1999): 43-63
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Woods, Fred E., "Gathering to Nauvoo: Mormon Immigration 1840-46" (1999). Faculty Publications. 1127.
Church History and Doctrine
© 1999 Fred E. Woods Used by permission of Mormon Historical Studies: http://mormonhistoricsites.org/publications/
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