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John Lambert letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 287

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter and a photostat copy written by John Lambert to his brother Richard on 31 Jan. 1857. John defends his decision in following the Mormons to Utah and pleads with Richard to accept the leadership of Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church. Also included is a letter by A. C. Lambert explaining the historical context ot the item.

Dates

  • 1857-1939

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

Biographical History

Mormon brick mason living in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

3 items (4 p.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John Lambert letters
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States