J. E. Clayton letters

J. E. Clayton letters

Dates: 1879-1883

Two handwritten and signed letters. One of the items is dated Dec. 13, 1879 and is addressed to the editors of "The Economist" in Boston. It is a request for securing aid and cooperation of "eastern capitalists" in the development of a mining property in Utah. The other item is dated April 10, 1883 and describes the progress of mines being developed in Montana.

  • Extent: 2 items (16 leaves)
  • Creator: Clayton, J. E. (Joshua Elliot)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1279
  • 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
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 J. E. Clayton letters 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 1279; J. E. Clayton letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1279, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Rosenstock in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Purchased from Rosenstock in 1979.
Subject Terms
Clayton, J. E. (Joshua Elliot); Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mineral industries--Montana--History--Sources; Mineral industries--Utah--History; Mines and Mineral Resources
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Clayton (J. E.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-17T04:12-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

J. E. Clayton was a mining engineer in the states of Utah and Montana.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts