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Lewis Pintard Bayard correspondence, 1840

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 4

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence to Lewis Pintard Bayard while on a missionary journey to Jerusalem and other locations from May 25, 1840 to October 16, 1840. The correspondence is mainly to his wife, Cornelia Matilda Rhea concerning his trip and his death, but there is one letter to King Phillippi of France and one map of Jerusalem.


  • 1840


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Condition restricted; permission to use original materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patron should use microfiche copy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Copyright resides with the Weir family.

Permission to publish material from Weir family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Lewis Pintard Bayard (b. 1791) was a reverend and father-in-law to Robert Walter Weir.

Lewis Pintard Bayard was born July 23, 1791 to Samuel Bayard and Martha Pintard in Frankford, Pennsylvania. Bayard married April 29, 1813 to Cornelia Matilda Rhea. He was the rector of the St. Clement's Church in New York. Lewis also traveled to Jerusalem, Beirut, Paris, France, and London, England for missionary work. Bayard died September 2, 1840 in Malta.


2 folders

Language of Materials



Arranged into two subseries: 1. Lewis Pintard Bayard correspondence. 2. Lewis Pintard Bayard manifold writer.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States