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John O. Webster letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1090
Photocopy of holograph letter written to "Jerome" and dated 16 April 1865. Webster tells about standing "picket;" the weather in Virginia; rumors relating to the assassination of President Lincoln; actions taken by his command to apprehend Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth; and reports relating to the disintegration of Confederate resistance during the last weeks of the Civil War.

Dates

  • 1865 April 16

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 John O. Webster letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

4 p.

Overview

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Biographical History

Soldier in the Union Army stationed at "Fort Oronrk, Va."

Custodial History

Donated in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1978.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John O. Webster letter
Status
in_progress
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 July 30
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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