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Elwin A. Ireland land indenture

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1162
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.

Dates

  • 1883 December 21

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 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.

Extent

2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Biographical History

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.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription available in folder 2.

General

Holograph, signed.

Processing Information

Processed; Benjamin Sipes, student manuscript processor, and Ryan Lee, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of Elwin A. Ireland land indenture
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 March 10
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020 March 20: Instance for folder 2 added and extents updated; Shaelyn Taylor; March 2020.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States