Legal documents, financial notes, and personal papers

Legal documents, financial notes, and personal papers

Dates: 1782-1846

Handwritten legal documents, financial notes, and personal papers. Included are affidavits, bills of sale, monetary transaction notes, receipts, bonds, promissory notes, ledgers, wills, and letters. All of the items are from unknown locations and mostly concern mundane legal or personal matters.

  • Extent: 36 items (43 leaves)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1239
  • 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
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 Legal documents, financial notes, and personal 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 1239; Legal documents, financial notes, and personal papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1239, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Politics, Government, and Law; United States--Economic conditions--Sources
Genre / Form
Account books; Affidavits; Bonds; Invoices; Letters; Promissory notes; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Wills
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Legal documents, financial notes, and personal papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts