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Letter describing Fillmore, Utah

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9169

Content Description

Contains letter from a non-Mormon merchant in Fillmore, Utah, to his sister. Describes living among the Mormons and details about the city of Fillmore, Utah. Includes a small hand-sketched map of the city and the location of his store. Signed "Joe." Dated February 23, 1855.


  • 1855 February 23

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Letter describing Fillmore, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Bartleby's Books (1984-) is an antiquarian book store located in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Bartleyby's Books was established in 1984, and ran an open storefront for 30 years. Bartleby's books now does business through bookfairs and online orders. Bartleby's Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Bartleby's Books, Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Bartleby's Books; June 27, 2018.


Utah and Western American and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).

Processing Information

Processed; Chelsea McNeil, student manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2019.


Register of Letter describing Fillmore, Utah
Chelsea McNeil
2019 January 29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States