Murder -- Utah -- History -- Sources
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Contains articles and other documents concerning each of Hofmann's Mormon-related forgeries, dated between 1822 and 1912. Numbers on folder titles correspond to those listed on the "Main Forgeries..." sheet in the forgery lists and indexes folder (Box 6, Folder 5). Materials dated 1978-1988.
Contains articles and other documents regarding each of Mark Hofmann's historical, non-Mormon-related forgeries, dated between 1638 and 1903 (Oath of a Freeman, Daniel Boone and Betsy Ross letters, Jim Bridger promissory notes, Jack London signature). Materials dated 1984-1987.
Contains articles, clippings, and other documents regarding the rumored Oliver Cowdery History and the William E. McLellin papers (undated since imaginary, but probably would have been in the 1830s or so). Materials dated 1985-1987.
Collection contains articles, clippings, transcripts, biographical materials, and other materials on the Mark Hofmann case. Includes information on Hofmann's forgeries, as well as the murder case. Materials date from between 1978 and 2005.
Handwritten indictment for the Territory of Utah, Great Salt Lake County, United States Third District Court. The inditement was made against Thomas H. Ferguson for the Sept. 1859 murder of Alexander Carpenter. The item was signed by Hosea Stout, Deputy U. S. District Attorney for Utah Territory.
Contains files on various topics within and surrounding the Hofmann case, including news clippings, features in other media (cartoons, movies and TV series), Hofmann victims and witnesses, Mormon Church statements and records, articles (professional and non-professional), and case research for assorted other books. Materials dated 1981-1997.
Contains the reporter's transcript of the preliminary hearing, in 12 volumes, dated April 14 to May 13, 1986. It also includes a copy of the plea agreement signed January 7, 1987; as well as official court attorney transcripts of a series of interviews with Mark Hofmann at the Utah State Prison (including attorney's supplement and case exhibits), which took place between January 7 and May 27, 1987. Materials dated 1986-1987.