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Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 408

Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal documents including affidavits, writs, depositions, and decisions. The items relate to a suit brought by John W. Archer, a disaffected Strangite, against James J. Strang and John Cole in the summer of 1849 to recover a wagon Archer had consecrated to Strang's group. The case was heard in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Dates

  • 1849

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

Biographical / Historical

Leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Strangites).

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS408.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 24
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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