Martin Harris legal documents

Martin Harris legal documents

Dates: 1846-1865

Handwritten legal statements and affidavits. In 1846 Harris signed over control of his financial affiars to Jacob Bump and Preserved Harris while he planned to go to Europe for one year. In 1865, Martin Harris charged that Jacob Bump and William Fuller illegally took some of his property when he was gone. The items were registered in the court of Lake County, Ohio. The Mormon gathering place of Kirtland, Ohio is located in the same county.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harris, Martin, 1783-1875
  • Call Number: MSS 240
  • 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: 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 Legal documents 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 240; Legal documents; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 240, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Bump, Jacob; Fuller, William; Harris, Preserved; Kirtland (Ohio)--History--Sources; Lake County (Ohio)--History--Sources; Material Types; Mormons--Ohio--Kirtland--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Affidavits
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
UPB_MSS240
Finding Aid Title
Harris (Martin) legal documents
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-16T15:20-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon Church leader who was one of the special witnesses to the Book of Mormon.



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