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Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1792-1860

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Lillburn W. Boggs letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2698
Scope and Contents Photographs of a handwritten and signed letters addressed to Lilburn W. Boggs and dated 22 and 24 July 1840. One of the items is from Chauncey Durkus denying reports that he has been involved in arresting Mormons in Illinois and taking them back to Missouri. The veracity of his statements was confirmed by the signatures of 37 residents of Lewis County, Missouri. The other item was signed by 11 residents of Lewis County claiming that persons; who went to Nauvoo, Illinois, to recover stolen...

Ewing family certificates and legal papers, 1821-1861

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Photocopies. Originals in fd. 15. Includes certifications as notary public and county surveyor, Land Office papers and deeds, resignation as a trustee.

Finis Ewing collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1396
Abstract Correspondence, certificates, and legal papers dealing with Ewing's personal and business life in Missouri. Some of the correspondence is from Thomas Hart Benton, Henry Clay, and Lilburn W. Boggs. The items relate to contemporary political issues both in Missouri and in the United States.

Finis Ewing incoming correspondence, 1824-1841

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Photocopies. Originals in fd. 12-14. Concerning local and national issues (i.e., Missouri politics, political parties and their candidates, the National Bank, the Preemption Bill and the U.S. Postal Service).

Finis Ewing outgoing correspondence, 1840-1841

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Photocopies. Concerning political parties and their candidates, control of the Missouri Bank, Missouri state taxes, creation of new counties and senatorial districts.

Finis Ewing published materials, 1827-1853

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 5
Scope and Contents note Photocopies. Finis' A Series of Lectures on the Most Important Subjects in Divinity. F.R. Cossitt's The Life and Times of Rev. Finis Ewing.

Joseph Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 724
Scope and Contents Six items relating to Joseph Hawkins' role in the Mormon War in Missouri. Includes original handwritten and signed letters from Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs, Adjutant General B. M. Lisle, and Brigadier General Green White, which contain military orders to Hawkins. Also includes a printed general order (original was removed to print collection) by Lilburn W. Boggs and B. M. Lisle; and, a newspaper article on Joseph Hawkins from a 1924 Missouri newspaper.

George Miller letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 977
Scope and Contents Letter to Thomas Reynolds, Governor of Missouri, dated 4 Sept. 1842. The missive is in defense of Joseph Smith (1801-1844) in any implication in the assassination attempt on Governor Lilburn Boggs of Missouri.

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Finis Ewing, 1824-1840

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Photocopies. David Barton to George Tomkins and to John Hardeman. William H. Davis to M.M. Marmeduke.

Mormon War papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS FM 7
Scope and Contents Microfilmed copies of original joint legislative committee journals (1838-1839), legislative proceedings (1838-1841), correspondence and orders (1838-1839), evidence given at the court of inquiry held in November 1838 to investigate Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and others for high treason, and certificates dealing with indictments against Mormons (1841) pertaining to the Mormon disturbances in Missouri (1838-1841). The film is 16 mm. and 35 mm. and is photonegative.