The Mormon passage of George D. Watt

first British convert, scribe for Zion
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Utah State University Press , Logan, Utah
StatementRonald G. Watt
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8695.W38 W38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 294 p. :
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Open LibraryOL24574644M
ISBN 100874217563, 0874217571, 087421758X
ISBN 139780874217568, 9780874217575, 9780874217582
LC Control Number2009038729
OCLC/WorldCa430839589

George Darling Watt (12 May – 24 October ) was the first convert to Mormonism baptized in the British a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Watt was a secretary to Brigham Young, the primary editor of the Journal of Discourses and the primary inventor of the Deseret Alphabet.

Watt was born in Manchester, :Manchester, England.

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Watt, R. The Mormon passage of George D. Watt: First British convert, scribe for Zion. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press. This Book is brought to you for free and open access by the USU Press at [email protected] It has been accepted for inclusion in All USU Press Publications by an authorized administrator of DigitalCommons.

The Mormon Church at its beginning provided a good study in upward mobility. George D. Watt, for instance, was a self-educated convert with both unusual, for the time and place of frontier Utah, clerical skills and ambitions to improve his by: 2.

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Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion by Ronald G. Watt at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : The Mormon Church at its beginning provided a good study in upward mobility. George D. Watt was a self-educated English convert with both unusual—for frontier Utah—clerical skills and ambitions to improve his status.

A man with intellectual pretensions, he had little formal training but a strong will, avid curiosity, and appetite for knowledge. Mormon Passage of George D. Watt Book Description: Nineteenth-century Mormonism was a frontier religion with roots so entangled with the American experience as to be seen by some scholars as the most American of religions and by others as a direct critique of that experience.

The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt him, she would “consider myself condemned to suffer under the effects of an Eternal dissapointment.”5 At first Young must have rejected the idea of half siblings marrying because he pondered the.

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For over three decades historian Ronald G. Watt has researched and written about the life of his intriguing ancestor, George D. Watt, hailed as the first covert to Mormonism in Britain (21). Watt has published a few articles on his ancestor, and this new biography extends that work.[1].

Onan argument between Brigham Young, the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and George D. Watt, his clerk, erupted in Young's Salt Lake City office. Feeling desperate about the financial pressures of his suffering family, Watt was asking for $ a day, a raise of $ The Mormon passage of George D.

Watt: first British convert, scribe for Zion / Ronald G. Watt. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Watt, whose contributions to Mormon literature include the creation of the Deseret Alphabet and his efficient note taking that allowed him to take down the. George Watt recorded a few sermons in Nauvoo, beginning in April Ronald G. Watt, The Mormon Passage of George D.

Watt, First British Convert, Scribe for Zion (Logan: Utah State University Press, ), Watt served an extended mission in England and Scotland between and 4. Get this from a library. The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion. [George D Watt] -- Nineteenth century Mormonism was a frontier religion with roots so entangled with the American experience as to be seen by some scholars as the most American of religions and by others as a direct.

“An outstanding LDS history book. I don’t know of any other books like this one. Matthew Rasmussen is a gifted writer.” —Ronald Watt, author of The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion. (“The Mormon Passage of George D.

Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion” by Ronald G. Watt, p, bolding added for emphasis) With permission to publish speeches of the church authorities, Watt needed to concentrate on the Journal of Discourses.

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Octavo [] Cloth over boards. George D. Watt was the first of many nineteenth-century English converts to the Mormon Church. A largely self-taught intellectual, he became a clerk for Brigham Young and the recorder and distributor of sermons by Mormon leaders (in the Journal of Discourses).

The following year, the Book of Mormon was published in the Deseret Alphabet. The Book of Mormon printed in the Deseret Alphabet. Ronald G. Watt, The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt, First British Convert, Scribe for Zion (Logan: Utah State University Press, ), – Browsing subject area: Mormons -- Great Britain (Exclude extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Mormons -- Great Britain.

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Watt was a self-educated English convert with both unusual, for the time and place of frontier Utah, clerical skills and ambitions to improve his status.

Mormon passage of George D. Watt: first British convert, scribe for Zion. Watt, Ronald G. DBU 11 hours, 14 minutes p. Digital Book. Hardcopies available. Download locally recorded title, produced by Utah (login required) The witnesses. Black, Stephanie.

DBU 9 hours, 6 minutes p. Digital Book. Hardcopies available. The book was published by Yale University Press in and deals with the life of the most prominent non-Mormon defender of Mormonism in the nineteenth century. The Evans Handcart Award goes to Ronald G. Watt for his The Mormon Passage of George D.

Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion.In terms of positioning this book within recent publications, it could easily sit with Edward Leo Lyman, Amasa Mason Lyman, Mormon Apostle and Apostate: A Study in Dedication (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, ) and to some extent the latter part of Ron Watt’s excellent biography of G.

D. Watt (The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt.Utah Press, ) and to some extent the latter part of Ron Watt's ex-cellent biography of G. D. Watt (The Mormon Passage of George D. Watt: First British Convert, Scribe for Zion (Utah State University Press, ).

While these accounts are all of former Mormon converts, the main.