William Davenport letters
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letters mostly from Davenport. Also incluced are letters from the Secretary of War for the United States, Charles Conrad, and various other officials in the Treasury Department of the United States. The items are concerned with Davenport's claim for compensation for expenses incurred as military governor of Matamoros.
- Davenport, William (Person)
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 William Davenport letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
American politician who served as military governor of Matamoros, Mexico, from 1848 to 1849.
3 folders (0.24 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Western Hemisphere in 1975.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Western Hemisphere; 1975.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of William Davenport letters
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 June 16
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States