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Benjamin P. Brown mining deed

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7897

Scope and Contents

Contains one mining deed for land in Tooele, Utah.


  • 1872-1873


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 the Benjamin P. Brown mining deed must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

Benjamin P. Brown (1831-1905) was a farmer in American Fork and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Benjamin Pearce Brown was born to Ann Pearce Brown and Joseph Brown on December 31, 1831, in Staten Island, New York. On March 19, 1857, he married Rebecca Webb. They had nine children. Brown traveled with his wife, infant daughter, and parents to Utah in 1860. Prior to this, he had worked for Brigham Young, traveling across the United States to get materials and machinery for coopering. Once in Utah, he and his wife settled in American Fork, but later moved to Salt Lake City to give their children better opportunites for education. Brown died September 14, 1905, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials were left in original order.

Custodial History


Immediate Source of Acquisition



Environmental history (20th Century Western and Mormon manuscripts collection development policy 5.VI, August 2007.)

Consists of a deed for mining land.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.

Register of the Benjamin P. Brown mining deed
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
2011 August
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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