George A. Smith letter
Scope and Contents note
Photocopied holograph letter from George A. Smith, writing from the historian’s office in Salt Lake, to his cousin, Silas S. Smith. June 29, 1855. Smith reports on a journey northward taken by Governor Brigham Young and others to ascertain Utah’s border with Oregon territory. He discusses preparations for the Fourth of July, the progress on the Temple and other buildings and grasshopper damage to crops. He reports on friends and relatives. 4 leaves.
- Other: 1855
- Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the George A. Smith letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
George A. Smith was born in 1817 in New York and died 1875 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Photocopied holograph letter from George A. Smith, writing from the historian’s office in Salt Lake, to his cousin, Silas S. Smith.
Custodial History note
Donated by Steve Whitlock in 1993.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Steve Whitlock; 1993.
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; July 2007.
- Register of the George A. Smith letter
- H. Christine Swindler, Karen Glenn, student processors; John M. Murphy, curator
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States