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Robison, Lewis


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal document

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230335843]
Identifier: MSS 1259
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and printed legal document specifying that Davis Amos, Lewis Robison, and Robert D. Foster are legally obligated to pay some money.

Dates: 1842

Hancock County (Ill.) search warrant

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238609]
Identifier: MSS SC 343
Scope and Contents

On May 7, 1843 a plow and clevis were stolen from William Law. Wells, as justice of the peace in Hancock County, sent Constable Lewis Robison to search Jacob Potts' and one Davison's property for the plow. On May 17, Robison signed the search warrant showing he had recovered the plow, arrested Potts and Davison and had expended $1.75.

Dates: 1843

Lewis Robison correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2911
Scope and Contents Two letters addressed to, and one written by, Robison at Fort Bridger in 1857. The earliest, written by Louis Vasquez on April 30, informs Robison that Vasquez and Jim Bridger will send someone to collect balance due on purchase of the fort. On verso is Robison's May 27 letter to Daniel H. Wells, forwarding the Vasquez letter. Robison also informs Wells that he has started building a wall around the fort and visited Green River to get boats in order. The latest letter is from Brigham...
Dates: 1857

Lewis Robison journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231062677]
Identifier: MSS 1456
Scope and Contents

2 holograph vols. plus photocopy of holograph; draft and bound typescripts. The journals tell of his life, travels and community labors in Utah Valley, Utah.

Dates: 1863-1880

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Civil Procedure and Courts 2
Politics, Government, and Law 2
Diaries 1
Expeditions and Adventure 1
Immigration and American Expansion 1