Henry Hopkins Sibley letter to E. H. Jones
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3992
Scope and Contents
Letter of Henry Hopkins Sibley to E. H. Jones, 24 July 1859, Ft. Laramie. Contains a reference to "the Mountain Meadow Orphans, Wards of the Nation," who were then at Ft. Laramie. Important letter tracing the route of the small children not killed at the Mountain Meadows Massacre, 11 September 1857.
- 1859 July 24
- Sibley, Henry Hopkins, 1816-1886 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Henry Hopkins Sibley (1816-1886) served in the U.S. Army during the "Utah War" of 1857-1858, and later was the commander of the Confederate expedition sent to seize New Mexico and Arizona during the Civil War - he was defeated at Glorieta Pass.
1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
This item was in the possession of Lyndon Cook before it was purchased from him by the Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections in 2001.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Lyndon Cook; 2001.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Henry Hopkins Sibley letter to E. H. Jones
- Rose Frank
- 2011 June 18
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.