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P. E. Connor legal agreement

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 444

Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal document in which Thomas Mathews, as administrator of the estate of Edward Lavalle, gave his rights to Connor to 200 feet of the Titus Mining Claim in Little Cottonwood Mining District, Utah. In return, Connor was to institute legal proceedings to clarify title to his property and return to Mathews 1/4 of any value recovered. The agreement was later amended by Mathews (1875, March 20); he assigned his rights to J.P. Taggart, an attorney, to defray Taggart's claims against the Lavalle estate.


  • 1873


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 P. E. Connor legal agreement must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

General, U.S. Army.


1 item (0.05 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Purchased from Steve Barnett in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Steve Barnett; 1975.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of P. E. Connor legal agreement
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 6
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States