Elwin A. Ireland land indenture
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1162
Scope and Contents
Handwritten land indenture dated December 21, 1883. The item records a public auction by Elwin A. Ireland to sell property owned by Samuel Jones in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Catharine Davis for $139.80. The manuscript was signed by Ireland.
- 1883 December 21
- Ireland, Elwin A., 1846-1898 (Creator, Person)
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 Elwin A. Ireland land indenture must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Elwin A. Ireland was born in 1846 in Penobscot, Maine to Osbert A. Ireland and Sally Dorothy Elliot. During the Civil War he served in the Union Army as a private in Company H, Regular Army 17th Infantry Regiment. On December 25, 1867 he married Agnes Dow Goodwin, and together they had three children. He then worked as a customs clerk in New York under Chester Arthur. After Arthur became president, Ireland was appointed as a U.S. marshal in Utah, where he served from April 1882 until October 1886. He afterwards became involved in livestock business in the region. In February 1898 he joined Klondike Gold Rush, but died in Alaska on May 18, 1898 of edema.
2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in folder 2.
Processed; Benjamin Sipes, student manuscript processor, and Ryan Lee, curator; 2011.
- Register of Elwin A. Ireland land indenture
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 March 10
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- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.