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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander William Doniphan letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233293254]
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.

William T. Sherman letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7713
Scope and Contents The William T. Sherman letter is addressed to Francis Amasa Walker and is dated August 20, 1874. At the time of the writing, Sherman was the Commander-in-Chief of the US Army. Sherman expresses his views on the topic of a book, and adds comments on the Mormon problem-suggesting that both Mormons and Indians must be assimilated into American society to survive the consequences of the westward movement.

John Bates Warall letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230312305]
Identifier: MSS SC 1392
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter written at Camp Floyd, Utah and addressed to Colonel Daniel Ruggles at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Warall gives a general report on the condition and activities of the camp which includes the establishment of musical bands, temperance societies, masonic lodges, and other organizations and events promoting morale among the soldiers.