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Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4046

Scope and Contents

Collection includes two letters, one from Augustus C. Dodge and the other from George W. Jones, from 1853. The letters both recommend John F. Kinney for the position of Chief Justice over the Utah Territory, so that he might "exercise a wholesome influence over the Mormons".

Dates

  • 1853

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy available online for public use. Transcription of originals also available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Augustus C. Dodge (1812-1883) was a politician from Iowa. He served as a congressman and senator for the state.

Biographical / Historical

George W. Jones (1804-1896) was an American politician. He served as a congressman for Wisconsin, and later served as a senator for Iowa.

Extent

2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Stuart Lutz; 2007.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy available online. Transcriptions available in Folder 2.

Title
Register of Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 June 20
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States