Jacques Clamorgan legal papers

Jacques Clamorgan legal papers

Dates: 1809-1823

Eight handwritten and signed legal documents. Included are complaints, judgments, summonses, bonds, declarations, and financial notes from various court cases in which Clamorgan was involved. Most of these cases involved disputes over land ownership and payments of money.

  • Extent: 8 items (12 p.)
  • Creator: Clamorgan, Jacques, d. 1814
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1221
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jacques Clamorgan legal papers 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 1221; Jacques Clamorgan legal papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1221, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Explorers--United States--Biography--Sources; Fur traders--United States--Biography--Sources; Land titles--Missouri--Saint Louis--Cases; Politics, Government, and Law; Saint Louis (Mo.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Bonds; Declarations; Promissory notes; Summonses
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Clamorgan (Jacques) legal papers
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Creole slave dealer, fur trader, merchant, financier, land spectaculator, statesman, explorer, and colonial promoter of the northern border of Spain in the New World. He is best known for his activities in connection with the Mississippi Company and was the first to make a successful trading venture between Santa Fe and Missouri.

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