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Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1385

Scope and Contents

Photocopy and typescript of a handwritten letter written while on the march with the Mormon Battalion. The item is addressed to Butterfield's mother and gives particulars about the Mormon pioneer trek to the west as well as the Mormon Battalion's mission and activities. Butterfield explains his Mormon faith to his mother.

Dates

  • 1846

Creator

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 Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and memer of the Mormon Battalion which served during the War with Mexico 1846-1848.

Extent

2 items (6 leaves)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Jacob Kemp Butterfield letter
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 August 11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States