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James Ferguson letter to Elizabeth Ann Smith Whitney, 1857 November 4

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 22
Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Item 1
Image of James Ferguson letter to Elizabeth Ann Smith Whitney
Image of James Ferguson letter to Elizabeth Ann Smith Whitney

Scope and Contents

Letter from Ferguson, written from the Camp on Ham's Fork on November 4, 1857, to Whitney regarding the approach of Johnston's Army and the new governor, and the determination of the Mormon forces to withstand the enemy. Addressed to Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • 1857 November 4

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1 folded sheet (2 pages) ; 20 x 25 cm folded to 20 x 13 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in repository.


Holograph, signed.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States