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I. J. Harvey letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1386
Photocopy of a handwritten letter addressed to Harvey's wife in Indiana. Harvey describes the experience of being a homesteader on the Missouri frontier and mentions the possibility of buying "negro" for 2 or 3 dollars. In a postscript Harvey relates a rumor that "Jo Smith and others have made their escape from the sheriff" by stealing two horses. He also states that supposedly Joseph Smith (1805-1844) had twenty thousand dollars with him.

Dates

  • 1839

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 I. J. Harvey letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (1 leaf)

Biographical History

Homesteader in Missouri.

Custodial History

Donated by Jo Ann Sloan Rogers in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jo Ann Sloan Rogers; 1983.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of I. J. Harvey letter
Status
completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 August 11
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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