Adolphus Freeman letter

Adolphus Freeman letter

Dates: 1849

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 Dec. 1849, and composed in Bloomfield, Illinois. Freeman writes to his brother, William Freeman, in Sacramento, California. Adolphus tells about attempting to acquire land and working for wages. He also inquires about the prospects of moving to California.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.)
  • Creator: Freeman, Adolphus
  • Call Number: MSS 1311
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in 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 1311; Letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1311, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Freeman, William, fl. 1849; Bloomfield (Ill.)--History--Sources; Correspondence; Material Types
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
Freeman (Adolphus) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-21T11:29-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Resident of Bloomfield, Illinois.

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Ryan Lee
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