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Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1815 - 1893

biographical statement

Citation:
Salt Lake City (Utah). Quarantine. Notice to emigrants, 1863: t.p. (J.C. Little, marshal of G.S.L. City)

MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893; usage: J.C. Little; Elder J.C. Little, president of the 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,' in the Eastern States; variant: Col. Jesse C. Little; note: Church leader and pioneer; Utah businessman)

Ancestry.com, via WWW, Apr. 24, 2013 (Jesse Carter Little; Jesse C. Little; J. C. Little; b. Sept. 26, 1815 in Belmont, Me.; parents: Thomas Little and Relief White; m. Sept. 26, 1840 in Petersboro, N.H. to Eliza Greenwood French (1818-1899), 11 children; m. Jan. 29, 1855 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mary Maria Holbrook (1836-1906), 5 children; m. Jan. 29, 1855 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Emily Hoagland (1837-1906), 12 children; d. Dec. 24, 1893 in Salt Lake City, Utah; pioneer, farmer)

Familysearch.org, via WWW, Apr. 23, 2013 (Jesse Carter Little; b. Sept. 26, 1815 in Belmont, Me.; baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Apr. 1839; d. Dec. 25, 1893)

Pioneers and prominent men of Utah, 1913: p. 61 (Jesse C. Little; b. 1808 in Me.; arrived in Utah, July 24, 1847; high councilor, fire chief, town marshal) p. 1008 (d. Dec. 26, 1893 in Salt Lake City, Utah; farmer and sexton)

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

An appeal to the president of the United States

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 241
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copy of a letter appealing to the president of the United States, James K. Polk. The item was copied in 1890, but the original was dated 1 June 1846. The letter states that the Mormons have been persecuted and appealed for aid. It is believed that Polk's call for volunteers to fight in the war with Mexico was an answer to this request. The "Mormon Battalion" was formed in consequence.

Dates: 1846 June 1

Sam Brannan correspondence and other material

 Collection
Identifier: Vault MSS 37
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed correspondence and legal documents. Most of the correspondence is from Sam Brannan to Jesse C. Little from 1880 to 1888, and he discusses his efforts to colonize and mine in Sonora, Mexico. Also includes some correspondence from Little to Brannan, dated 1885-1888, and printed documents, maps, and other papers related to colonizing and mining in Mexico. Dated approximately 1875 to 1888.

Dates: approximately 1875-1888

Jesse C. Little correspondence, approximately 1881-1888

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 37 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains letter written by Jesse C. Little. Most of the letters are written to Sam Brannan regarding colonizing in Mexico. Also includes a letter from T. B. H. Stenhouse and letters written to the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Dated approximately 1881-1888.

Dates: approximately 1881-1888

Thomas L. Kane autograph

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 991
Scope and Contents

Autograph on an extracted fly leaf from a book which was presented to J. C. Little on 17 Feb. 1840.

Dates: 1840 February 17

J. C. Little lists

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 418
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lists of accounts with the Mormon Church and Brigham Young, second president of that faith. The items are dated 31 Dec. 1865, 10 Sept. 1873, and 1 Oct. 1875.

Dates: 1865-1875

J. C. Little lists

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 218
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lists of accounts with the Mormon Church and Brigham Young, second president of that faith. The items are dated 31 Dec. 1865, 10 Sept. 1873, and 1 Oct. 1875.

Dates: 1865-1875

Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1124
Scope and Contents

Letters received, miscellaneous items, and pamphlets composed by Little. These materials largely deal with Little's activities in the mission field in the 1840's. Letters are from such prominent individuals as Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Thomas L. Kane.

Dates: 1844-1892

Jesse C. Little papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 100
Scope and Contents

ALS from Little to Edward W. Tullidge concerning the public demand that his history be published. The letter includes a brief outline of his history. Also included is a one-page synopsis taken from Little's journal containing genealogical information, and a sheet of Book of Mormon study notes.

Dates: 1888

Sam Brannan collection of Mexico colonization records, approximately 1880-1887

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 37 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains a collection of records related to the colonization of Mexico. Several were created by or are connected Sam Brannan and Jesse C. Little. Most relate specifically to colonizing and mining in Sonora, Mexico. Many of the items are broadsides, maps, and records of colonization associations. Also includes some correspondence. Dated approximately 1880-1887.

Dates: approximately 1880-1887

Sam Brannan correspondence, 1880-1888

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 37 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains letters written from Sam Brannan between 1880 and 1888. All of the letters are written to Jesse C. Little regarding colonizing in Mexico. Also includes a folder that contains a summary of the correspondence, written by Jesse C. Little. Dated 1880-1888.

Dates: 1880-1888

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 7
Archival Record 3
 
Subject
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 4
Correspondence 4
Letters 4
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- History 4
Expeditions and Adventure 3