Salt Lake City: Deseret News Company, 1884. hardcover. Frontis. xvi, 581pp. 8vo, original maroon cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, pages age-toned as usual, corner of back attached endpaper missing. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Company, 1884. First Edition. Unusually fine copy. near fine.
Eliza R. Snow Smith wrote and compiled this work. She was the sister of Lorenzo Snow. Lorenzo Snow lived several miles away from Joseph Smith in Ohio and met Smith in 1831. In 1836, Snow was baptized and joined the LDS Church. For most of his life, Snow was a missionary for the Church. Lorenzo Snow settled in Utah in 1848 and became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1849. In 1898, Lorenzo Snow was named the fifth president of the Church of Latter-day Saints. Howes S-591.