Elwin A. Ireland land indenture

Elwin A. Ireland land indenture

Dates: 1883 December 21

Handwritten land indenture dated December 21, 1883. The item records a public auction by Elwin A. Ireland to sell property owned by Samuel Jones in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Catherine Davis for $139.80. The manuscript was signed by Ireland.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ireland, Elwin A.
  • Call Number: MSS 1162
  • 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.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/SCMisc/id/43965
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 Elwin A. Ireland land indenture must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Note
Holograph, signed.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1162; Elwin A. Ireland land indenture; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1162, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Davis, Catherine; Jones, Samuel Lane, 1828-1891; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Economics and Banking; Land titles--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Deeds
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1162
Finding Aid Title
Ireland (Elwin A.) land indenture
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:18-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Elwin A. Ireland (1846-1898) was a United States marshal and businessman in Utah.

Elwin A. Ireland was born in 1846 in Penobscot, Maine to Osbert A. Ireland and Sally Dorothy Elliot. During the Civil War he served in the Union Army as a private in Company H, Regular Army 17th Infantry Regiment. On December 25, 1867 he married Agnes Dow Goodwin, and together they had three children. He then worked as a customs clerk in New York under Chester Arthur. After Arthur became president, Ireland was appointed as a U.S. marshal in Utah, where he served from April 1882 until October 1886. He afterwards became involved in livestock business in the region. In February 1898 he joined Klondike Gold Rush, but died on May 18, 1898 in Alaska of edema.



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