A. Jackson Best letters
Scope and Contents
ALS's written to Best's brother which describe Chimney Rock, Nebraska and experiences with buffalo. Most of the remaining letters are to Best's wife, Ann, and their children telling of his life and work in Sacramento and Petaluma, California as a rancher and bricklayer. Also includes an example of a Gregory's Express Pocket Letter Book and an 1850 November 5 letter from Augustus Best to A. Jackson Best.
- Best, A. Jackson (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Photocopies 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 A. Jackson Best letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Overland traveler from Wellsville, Columbiana County, Ohio; settler of California.
18 items (0.08 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Fred A. Rosenstock in 1974.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Fred A. Rosenstock; 1974.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of A. Jackson Best letters
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 June 14
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.