Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept from 1846 to 1848. Holmes writes about enlisting in the Mormon Battalion, the march to Santa Fe and to California, being discharged from the service, and his travels to Sacramento, California, and to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is an obituary for Holmes, his account book, and biographies of Franklin Weaver and Sarah Elizabeth Holmes.
- Holmes, Jonathan Harriman, -1880 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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Mormon shoemaker who served in the "Mormon Battalion" from 1846 to 1847 during the war with Mexico. He was born in 1806 and died in 1880.
8 items (0.05 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 March 11
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.