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Lillburn W. Boggs letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2698
Photographs of a handwritten and signed letters addressed to Lilburn W. Boggs and dated 22 and 24 July 1840. One of the items is from Chauncey Durkus denying reports that he has been involved in arresting Mormons in Illinois and taking them back to Missouri. The veracity of his statements was confirmed by the signatures of 37 residents of Lewis County, Missouri. The other item was signed by 11 residents of Lewis County claiming that persons; who went to Nauvoo, Illinois, to recover stolen goods from the Mormons; were taken into custody by Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, on charges of kidnapping Mormons.

Dates

  • 1840 July 24
  • 1840 July 22

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 Lillburn W. Boggs letters received must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

2 items (7 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)

Biographical note

Governor of Missouri.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Lillburn W. Boggs letters received
Status
in_progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 November 22
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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