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David Bettisworth report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 677

Scope and Contents

Holograph. A statement signed by Bettisworth having delivered Joseph Smith, Jr., et al. to R.H. Smith, Justice of the Peace, for trial in Charthage, Illinois.* Noted on the document are constable's fees, and three men, Orrin Porter Rockwell, William Edwards and Samual Bennett, not found after release by writ of habeas corpus. The 18 men listed on the document were those cited on a writ for riot in the destruction of the Nauvoo Expositor.

Dates

  • 1844

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 David Bettisworth report must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Constable.

Extent

1 item (1 p.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Collection maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Purchased in 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1981.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of David Bettisworth report
Status
Completed
Author
Morgan Crockett
Date
2010 July 14
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

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