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Nelson Higgins certificates

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1974
Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, applications, correspondence, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Most of the materials relate to Nelson's militia activities in Nauvoo, Illinois and in Utah. They include certificates relating to his various military appointments and applications for pensions relating to his military service. A few items relate to the "Walker War" (1853-1854) with the Ute Indians. A few of the materials were signed by the Mormon Church leaders Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Joseph Smith (1805-1844).

Dates

  • 1836-1909

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 Nelson Higgins certificates must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

52 items (52 leaves)

Biographical History

Latter-Day Saint pioneer, colonizer, member of the "Mormon Battalion," and militia leader.

Custodial History

Donated by Allen C. Williams in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Allen C. Williams; 1982.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Nelson Higgins certificates
Status
completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 16
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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