John Lambert letters

John Lambert letters

Dates: 1857-1939

Handwritten letter and a photostat copy written by John Lambert to his brother Richard on 31 Jan. 1857. John defends his decision in following the Mormons to Utah and pleads with Richard to accept the leadership of Brigham Young (1801-1877), the second president of the Mormon Church. Also included is a letter by A. C. Lambert explaining the historical context ot the item.

  • Extent: 3 items (4 p.)
  • Creator: Lambert, A. C. (Asael Carlyle), 1893-1983. -- Lambert, John, 1820-1893
  • Call Number: MSS 287
  • 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 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 287; John Lambert letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 287, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS287
Finding Aid Title
Lambert (John) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon brick mason living in Salt Lake City, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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