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James Holt Haslam affidavit

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3868

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of the affidavit includes Haslam's account of his journey to Salt Lake City, Utah, with a message for Brigham Young in September 1857.

Dates

  • 1884

Creator

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 James Holt Haslam affidavit must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

James Holt Haslam (1825-1913) was a Mormon pioneer and blacksmith. He was also the express rider dispatched to Brigham Young for instructions in the days before the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre.

Extent

1 folder ; (0.08 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Photocopy of the affidavit was given to the donor's father by a member of the Haslam family in 1963, and remained in the donor's possession until the time of donation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Karen Olson Heckmann; 1994.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of James Holt Haslam affidavit
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
10 June 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States