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Edward R. Ford letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2703

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 8 Sept. 1842, composed in St. Louis, Missouri, and addressed to "His Exelency," probably governor Thomas Reynolds of Missouri. Ford describes an attempt to arrest the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, and his friend, Orrin Porter Rockwell.

Dates

  • 1842 September 8

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 Edward R. Ford letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Law-enforcement officer in Missouri.

Extent

1 item (2 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Edward R. Ford letter
Status
In Progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 November 22
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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