Howard O. Spencer (1838-1918) served as a Mormon missionary in England and was an early settler of the town of Orderville,
Utah. The collection contains eighteen letters, the majority of which are written by Spencer to his family while he was serving
as a missionary in England. Also included is one letter written to Spencer by Brigham Young Jr. while Young was in England.
The letters discuss Spencer's life in England, family news, and religion.
Howard Orson Spencer was born on June 16, 1838 to Orson and Catherine Curtis Spencer in Middlefield, Massachusetts.
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