Alexander William Doniphan letter
Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 590
Scope and Contents
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.
- 1836 June 11
- Doniphan, Alexander William (Creator, Person)
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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.
1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- Rose Frank
- 2011 November 2
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