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Alexander William Doniphan letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 590
Handwritten and signed letter, written in Liberty, Missouri, addressed to John Chauncey, and dated June 11, 1836. Doniphan thanks Chauncey for a previous letter, discusses how annexing "the country to the west" will improve business and society, and reflects on various subjects such as women, marriage and babies.

Dates

  • 1836 June 11

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

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Alexander William Doniphan was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. As a brigadier general of Missouri militia, he was active in the "Mormon War" in Missouri in 1838.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph, signed.
Title
Register of Alexander William Doniphan letter
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 November 2
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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