Levi C. Matthews memorandum book
Scope and Contents
Holograph notebook (plus 4 p. partial typescript containing only the journal entries) which contains a record of depts, expenses, and later experiences after Matthews left his home in Colon, Michigan on April 15, 1851 bound for California by boat. The journal describes his travels through Mexico from Vera Cruz to Acapulco, comments about the U.S. - Mexican War, and gives details of his boat trip to San Francisco.
- Matthews, Levi C. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Levi C. Matthews memorandum book must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
44 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
The name Coleman Younger is written on one page of the book and is perhaps the autograph of the famous outlaw.
- Register of Levi C. Matthews memorandum book
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- Elisa Visick
- 2010 June 11
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.