Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole
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.
- Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856 (Person)
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).
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS408.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Documents in the Case of John W. Archer vs. James J. Strang and John Cole
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 24
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.