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J. H. Sherman letter to Smith Tuttle

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8617

Content Description

Materials include a letter from J.H. Sherman in Carthage, Illinois, to Smith Tuttle in Fair Haven, Connecticut. The letter is primarily regarding Sherman paying taxes on Tuttle's property in Nauvoo and Commerce, Illinois, including some for property he owned on Joseph Smith's Addition in Nauvoo. Dated November 19, 1847.


  • 1847 November 19


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 J.H. Sherman letter to Smith Tuttle must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

J.H. Sherman resided in Carthage, Illinois in the 1840s and worked for Smith Tuttle who owned property in the area.

Biographical / Historical

Smith Tuttle was from Fair Haven, Connecticut, and was in charge of property in Nauvoo, Illinois in the 1840's.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Purchased from Lois Apfelbaum of New York City, New York, in November 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Lois Apfelbaum; November 2014.


LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013).

Processing Information

Processed; Nate Burroughs, intern manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2014.

Register of J. H. Sherman letter to Smith Tuttle
Nate Burroughs
2014 December 8
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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

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Brigham Young University
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