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Ohio Court of Common Pleas affidavits

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2379

Scope and Contents

Handwritten affidavits. Sarah Griffith apparently had attempted to obtain a farm from Edward Bosley, located near Kirtland, Ohio, but she claimed that the terms of the agreement were improperly met. Griffith then approached the court of Lake County, Ohio in an attempt to get the purchase agreement enforced. Griffith maintained that the farm was purchased by worthless script put out by the Mormons when they lived in Kirtland.


  • 1842


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Ohio Court of Common Pleas affidavits must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


6 items (21 p.)

Custodial History

Purchased through Peter Crawley in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Peter Crawley; 1985.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Ohio Court of Common Pleas affidavits
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Elisa Visick
2010 October 18
Description rules
Language of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States