William Morgan certificate

William Morgan certificate

Dates: 1839

Account certifying that Joseph Smith, Caleb Baldwin, and Lyman Wight escaped from Morgan "without the common concent or negligence of myself or gard" on April 16, 1839. The item was written on July 6, 1839. Morgan and others were escorting the prisoners to Boone County to be tried for various crimes.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Morgan, William, 1792?
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1045
  • 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 the William Morgan certificate 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 SC 1045; William Morgan certificate; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1045, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Baldwin, Caleb, 1791-1849; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Wight, Lyman; Civil Procedure and Courts; Mormon Church--Missouri--History--19th century; Politics, Government, and Law
Genre / Form
Certificates
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1045
Finding Aid Title
Morgan (William) certificate
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:08-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

William Morgan (born approximately 1792) was sheriff of Daviess County, Missouri.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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