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Michael Ranger-Jones letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1183

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter composed on May 20, 1850 near the upper crossing of the Platte River. This item was addressed to his wife while he was traveling to the gold fields of California. It describes traveling along the Oregon Trail.

Dates

  • 1850 May 20

Creator

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 Michael Ranger-Jones letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Pioneer who was involved in the California Gold Rush.

Extent

1 item (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Title
Register of the Michael Ranger-Jones letter
Status
Completed
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 August 3
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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