Paul Franklin letter

Paul Franklin letter

Dates: 1900

Paul Franklin (in “Copper Guld”) wrote this letter in March 20, 1900 to Mr. North. The letter is about the Morrison brothers needing $5000 to remove a mortgage on their home. Paul Franklin asks Mr. North to find people who want to invest. He is going to start mining “to the vein” and hopes to find something good.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Franklin, Paul
  • Call Number: MSS 4072
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Paul Franklin's 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 4072; Paul Franklin letter; 19th century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4072, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Warren Anderson of American West Archives in 1988.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Warren Anderson; 1988.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Mineral industries--Utah; Utah--History--19th century
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Franklin (Paul) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:05-0600
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Biographical History

Paul Franklin was a miner at the turn of the 20th century.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts