James Duane Doty letter

James Duane Doty letter

Dates: 1861 November 22

Letter was written by Doty in November 1861 to recommend Alexander L. Collins to serve as a judge in Wisconsin.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865
  • Call Number: MSS 3854
  • 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.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3854; James Duane Doty letter; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3854, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; The Autograph Alcove; 1990.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level description available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3854.xml
Subject Terms
Collins, Alexander, 1811-1901; Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865--Correspondence; Civil Procedure and Courts; Courts--Wisconsin--History--Sources; Politics, Government, and Law
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Doty (James Duane) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-13T14:59-0700
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Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

James Duane Doty (1799-1865) was a lawyer, judge, and government official. He represented Wisconsin in Congress between 1838 and 1841, and again between 1849 and 1853. He was governor of Wisconsin Territory between 1841 and 1844, and served as the governor of Utah Territory between 1863 and 1865.

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