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Police -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

List of names of police in Nauvoo

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233286969]
Identifier: Vault MSS 151
Scope and Contents

Handwritten list of 37 names of men who served as police officers in Nauvoo, Illinois in July of 1844.

Dates: 1844

Hawkins Taylor autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197235233647]
Identifier: MSS 8616
Content Description Materials include a photocopy of a typewritten transcription of Hawkins Taylor autobiography. The memoirs include information throughout his whole life, including early life in Kentucky and political activities in Iowa and Nauvoo. He describes several interactions related to law enforcement with the Mormons, including arresting Hyrum Smith and being involved in the Battle of Nauvoo when the Saints were driven out in 1846. He ends describing his later political career with Abraham Lincoln....
Dates: approximately 1880's