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Missouri -- Militia -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Hawkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 724
Scope and Contents Six items relating to Joseph Hawkins' role in the Mormon War in Missouri. Includes original handwritten and signed letters from Missouri Governor Lilburn W. Boggs, Adjutant General B. M. Lisle, and Brigadier General Green White, which contain military orders to Hawkins. Also includes a printed general order (original was removed to print collection) by Lilburn W. Boggs and B. M. Lisle; and, a newspaper article on Joseph Hawkins from a 1924 Missouri newspaper.
Dates: 1838-1924; Majority of material found within 1838-1839

Mormon War papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS FM 7
Scope and Contents Microfilmed copies of original joint legislative committee journals (1838-1839), legislative proceedings (1838-1841), correspondence and orders (1838-1839), evidence given at the court of inquiry held in November 1838 to investigate Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and others for high treason, and certificates dealing with indictments against Mormons (1841) pertaining to the Mormon disturbances in Missouri (1838-1841). The film is 16 mm. and 35 mm. and is photonegative.
Dates: 1838-1841

Emilia Wilson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325778]
Identifier: MSS SC 2709
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 4 July 1836 and addressed to a Samuel Turrentine in North Carolina. The item was written in Clay County, Missouri, by A. Wilson and Emilia Wilson. The Wilsons write about the organization of the citizens of Missouri to resist the Mormons.
Dates: 1836 July 4