C. A. May letter

C. A. May letter

Dates: 1849

Handwritten and signed letter dated 2 Dec. 1849, written at Socorro, New Mexico, and addressed to a Lt. McLand at Santa Fe, New Mexico. May writes that the Apache chief, "Ponce," and other Apaches request a meeting to discuss peace.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)
  • Creator: May, C. A.
  • Call Number: MSS 1016
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1016; Letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1016, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Apache Indians Wars--History--Sources; Apache Indians--New Mexico--History--Sources; Correspondence; Material Types; Soldiers--United States--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
May (C. A.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-09-14T14:10-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Officer in the United States Army.

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