Reed Smoot letters

Reed Smoot letters

Dates: 1903-1904

Photocopies of two typewritten letters and a certificate. The letters were addressed to Daniel B. Hill Richards, a Utah lawyer. The items recommend Richards for the position of consul general in Cairo, Egypt, and discuss strategy to be used against those who were attempting to unseat Smoot from the United States Senate.

  • Extent: 3 items (3 p.)
  • Creator: Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941
  • Call Number: MSS 1115
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Reed Smoot letters 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 1115; Reed Smoot letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1115, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Richards, Daniel B. Hill (Daniel Brigham Hill), 1853-; Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941--Correspondence; Civil Procedure and Courts; Legislators--United States--Correspondence; Politicians--Utah--Correspondence; Politics, Government, and Law
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Smoot (Reed) letters
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:08-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Apostle in the Mormon Church and United States Senator from Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts