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Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890



  • Existence: 1813 - 1890

Biographical History

John Charles Frémont (1813-1890) was an American soldier, explorer, and politician.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Frémont family letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308105]
Identifier: MSS SC 1016
Scope and Contents

Eight holograph letters, four from Fremont, four from his wife, Jessie Benton Fremont. Jessie's letters deal with personal and family matters. Two of John's letters deal with personal business; the other two with affairs connected to his responsibilities as Commander of the Western Department of the U.S. Army in 1861. They discuss personnel transfers to various areas of his command.

Dates: 1861-1890

Play about John C. Fremont [Fremont] coming to Parowan

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329887]
Identifier: MSS SC 3042
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed manuscript. The author and date of the item are unknown. The play was written for "pioneer days." The play mentions prominent people who had visited or came from Parowan, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1920

John Charles Fremont letter to George Talcott

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288072]
Identifier: Vault MSS 275
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated August 18, 1848, and addressed to Col. George Talcott, "Chief of Ordnance." Fremont writes concerning "vouchers for disbursement in the Ordnance Department" for the campaigns in California for 1846 and 1847.

Dates: 1848 August 18

John Charles Frémont letter to James William Denver

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287751]
Identifier: Vault MSS 233
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated January 6, 1864, and addressed to James William Denver. Fremont writes concerning a bill to be intruduced by members of the Missouri legislature which would be very generous to the holders of stock in the "Old Road."

Dates: 1864 January 6

John Charles Frémont letter to Susan B. Ferrell

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287769]
Identifier: Vault MSS 232
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated September 7, 1850, and addressed to Susan B. Ferrell. Fremont writes concerning the gold mines in California and the best time of the year to go to that state.

Dates: 1850 September 7

John Calvin Lazell Smith biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629646]
Identifier: MSS 5903
Scope and Contents

Biography, story and notes from the life of John Calvin Lazell Smith. The story is about John C. Fremont, an explorer, coming to Smith's house to ask for help on a cold winter evening. John C. Fremont later ran for President.

Dates: Date not identified

Additional filters:

Letters 4
Explorers -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 3
Politics, Government, and Law 2