Frémont family letters
Scope and Contents
Eight holograph letters, four from Fremont, four from his wife, Jessie Benton Fremont. Jessie's letters deal with personal and family matters. Two of John's letters deal with personal business; the other two with affairs connected to his responsibilities as Commander of the Western Department of the U.S. Army in 1861. They discuss personnel transfers to various areas of his command.
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 Frémont letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Explorer, candidate for the U.S. presidency (1856), general in Union army during the Civil War (1861-1865).
8 items (0.07 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Handwritten; documents have been placed in protective plastic sleeves.
- Register of Frémont letters
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 July 29
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.