John Hancock letter

John Hancock letter

Dates: 1859

Handwritten and signed letter written from Peoria, Ill. The letter is addressed to an aunt and discusses family matters. A brief allusion to polygamy is made.

  • Extent: 1 item (4 p.)
  • Creator: Hancock, John
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1197
  • 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 John Hancock letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 1197; John Hancock letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1197, LTPSC.
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Home and Family; Peoria (Ill.)--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Social Life and Customs
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Hancock (John) letter
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:12-0700
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts