Silas Wright Lamoreaux correspondence

Silas Wright Lamoreaux correspondence

Dates: 1867-1893

Collection includes six attached documents dated 1893 relating to the establishment of Camp Douglas and the reservation of lands for the fort in 1867.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lamoreaux, Silas W.
  • Call Number: MSS 5853
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Silas Wright Lamoreaux correspondence 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 5853; Silas Wright Lamoreaux correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5853, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by American West Archives in 1990.
Acquisition Information
Donated; American West Archives; 1990.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Fort Douglas (Utah); Material Types; Utah--History--Military
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Matthews; 10 August 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lamoreaux (Silas Wright) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megham Mathews, Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:49-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Silas Wright Lamoreaux was born 8 March 1843 in Clockville, Lenox Township, Madison, New York, to William Oliver Lamoreaux and Harriet Barnard. He married Harriet Adelia Cobb on 22 November 1866 in Summit, Langlade, Wisconsin. Silas died 6 August 1909 in Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts