Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters

Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters

Dates: 1853

Collection includes two letters, one from Augustus C. Dodge and the other from George W. Jones, from 1853. The letters both recommend John F. Kinney for the position of Chief Justice over the Utah Territory, so that he might "exercise a wholesome influence over the Mormons".

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, George W.. -- Marcy, William L. (William Learned). -- Cushing, Caleb. -- Dodge, Augustus C. (Augustus Caesar), 1812-1883
  • Call Number: MSS 4046
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones 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 4046; Augustus C. Dodge and George W. Jones letters; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4046, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Stuart Lutz; 2007.
Subject Terms
Politics, Government, and Law; Civil Procedure and Courts; Courts--Utah--History; Jones, George W.; Jones, George W.--Correspondence; Dodge, Augustus C. (Augustus Caesar), 1812-1883--Correspondence; Kinney, John F. (John Fitch), 1816-1902; Marcy, William L. (William Learned); Cushing, Caleb
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Dodge (Augustus C.) and Jones (George W.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-06-18 11:53:27 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Augustus C. Dodge (1812-1883) was a politician from Iowa. He served as a congressman and senator for the state.

Biographical / Historical

George W. Jones (1804-1896) was an American politician. He served as a congressman for Wisconsin, and later served as a senator for Iowa.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts