Arthur B. Cort letter

Arthur B. Cort letter

Dates: 1884

The folder contains a handwritten letter dated 5 May 1884 and addressed to Clara Jane Riding. Cort informs Riding that he would strike her name from the list of registered voters if she did not come to the court house and take the appropriate oath against the practice of "bigamy."

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cort, Arthur B.
  • Call Number: MSS 106
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 106; Arthur B. Cort letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 106, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Riding, Clara Jane; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--History; Politics, Government, and Law; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Saint George (Utah)--History; Territorial Government; Voting--Utah--Saint George--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS106
Finding Aid Title
Cort (Arthur B.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:16-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Arthur B. Cort was born in Pennsylvania about 1852 and was an official over voting in St. George, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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